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Embracing my Depression

Depression is much more common that I expected. I remember being at a Men’s Breakfast at my church, and five out of the six men at my table admitted to going through depression. But it is rarely talked about. I tried many things to get rid of the depression – sleeping, fasting and prayer, talking to friends and listening to motivational talks... >Full Story

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How to Survive Your Spouses’ Affair

If you are dealing with an unfaithful spouse, the pain you are feeling unfortunately comes with the territory.  The consequences of an affair are overwhelming and horrifically painful.  I have heard it likened to post traumatic stress syndrome.  You are in a place you never expected to be. Here are a few things that will help you navigate this...... >Read More



Help! I am in Crisis!

Take a deep breath: You will survive, you are not alone and it has happened to someone else, there is hope.  You feel like your world is out of control right now and it probably is.  Remember it won’t stay this way forever.  Think of another time you felt overwhelmed, what did you do to handle it in a... >Read More



End of Your Rope?

We care! Talk to one of our mentors if you are thinking about suicide. Are you at the end of your rope? Feeling helpless? Hopeless? Need help for suicidal thoughts? These resources will help you. Suicide Hot Lines Books Take Steps to Hope Stories from the Edge Why You Should Give Life Another Chance SUICIDE HELP I-800-SUICIDE...... >Read More



December Tears

Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Bah Humbug. For many people, Christmas is the saddest time of year. In a culture that is obsessed with all things Christmas, it is easy to feel like an alien when our thoughts and feelings are anything but merry. Whether your pain stems from lost loved ones, unfulfilled hopes, shattered dreams or personal...... >Read More



Budgeting in Six Easy Steps

Creating and sticking to a personal budget is a vital part of personal financial planning. Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Washington offers an easy, six-step method for arriving at a budget you can live with: Step 1 Determine your monthly income. Take into consideration your payroll deductions (health insurance or other group...... >Read More


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