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Mental Illness doesn’t define your relationship

Mental Illness doesn't define your relationship. Illness doesn't define your relationship. You define your relationship. What will you define it by?

Are you in a lifelong relationship? Do you, or your significant other, struggle with a mental illness? Let me talk to you about what it is like to be in a strong relationship when one of you struggle with mental illness. ______ Relationships can be challenging. When two people come together they bring many things […]

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Connection: The Lifeblood of Relationship

Life is about connection. Good or bad if you connect to it you have a relationship with it. The stronger the connection the greater the relationship.

Life boils down to a series of connections.   How we connect to our family and friends.   The connection we have to our past, problems, and pain.   Think about this,   your life will improve or worsen based on the strength of your connections.   Some connections you will want to strengthen.   […]

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How to Heal Broken Trust

When hurt appears trust disappears. Without trust, we cannot have deep relationships. Now is the time to learn how to heal broken trust.

Have you ever had a time when someone broke your trust?   How did you handle that?   I am willing to bet that it wasn’t handled well.   You may have yelled, stormed off, stop speaking to them, or even hit them.   Whatever your response was I know what you were feeling.   […]

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Am I the problem?

It's time to STOP blaming others and START looking at our own hearts. We have been blaming everyone else for being toxic, but what if we were the problem?

You and I have a problem. [bctt tweet=”Admitting that we have a problem is one of the hardest things that we struggle with. ” username=”jim_Burgoon”] We know it exists. Right below the surface is all our pain, our hurts, and our issues. It is waiting for the right place and time to show it’s ugly […]

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Time doesn’t heal all wounds

Time doesn't heal all wounds. I know we have thought it did, but it doesn't. All time does it distance us from the pain. Time doesn't heal the pain.

How to find healing when the Pain has been with you a long time. You are here for a reason. You may have stumbled across this blog by accident. Perhaps you subscribed and received an email from me that caught your attention. Whatever your reason for being here I know one thing. You are looking […]

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How to heal from the pain of a toxic relationship

Removing toxic relationships from your life is only half the battle. The other half? Learning to heal from the pain of a toxic relationship.

It’s time to deal with the pain caused from a toxic relationship. I have had chronic medical issues for the last few years. It has been frustrating that I don’t have an answer to what has been ailing me. The doctors are stumped. They cannot seem to figure out what is wrong with me. I […]

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How to tell if your friends are the reason you’re not thriving

Don't live life carrying the consequences of toxic engagements. It's time to clean up our lives of the toxic people who are killing our hearts.

Identifying the toxic people in your life and what to do about them.  Have you ever noticed that when you are around certain people that you feel off? You cannot put your finger on it, but you know something is different. Your whole vibe changed. You no longer feel upbeat. Then you realize that you are fighting […]

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6 Ways to Gain an Advantage During an Argument

Arguing from a place of victory and health We all argue! Some people scream. Some people say mean things. Some people get pushy. Some people fight dirty by using secrets against the other person. Some people fight without using any words. Some people stay silent. Some people will wait for the right moment to get […]

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