Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Suicide takes more lives than guns, drugs, and car crashes. It's time to do something.

Suicide: The Fight for your life

At this moment, people are fighting for their lives.   You may be fighting for your life. The only reason you haven’t told anyone is because you are afraid of what they might think. In reality, this battle is not seen on the outside. It is an internal battle that rages and rages. A battle…

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

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.  …

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?

Am I 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…

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.

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

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…

Christmas is suppose to be full of joy, but sometimes it is full of pain. What if I told you that you can recover from a painful loss at Christmas?

How to recover from a painful loss at Christmas

It’s Christmas Time! No matter where you are Christmas is all around you. Trees decorated with the most beautiful lights. Stockings hung by the chimney with care. The smell of Christmas cookies are in the air. If you are anything like me then you the colder weather is exciting you. In a little while, you…

We are plagued with insecurities. How you became insecure isn't as important as what you are going to do with these insecurities.

Now you can win the most important fight of your life

I have a problem. It has been a problem that I have been dealing with most of my life. This problem has limited my potential. It has caused me to run from problems. I have this feeling of emptiness deep inside. My problem is not an uncommon one. As a matter of fact, you are…

When issues occur it feels like you have been sucker punched in the face. How you respond to a sucker punch determines how successful you will be. Take a moment and read how you can be a winner when life hits you hard!

When Life Sucker Punches you in The Face

Growing up in Philadelphia was challenging. Philadelphia is a harsh city to grow up in. Many people, especially kids, feel like there is this need to prove themselves. One of the ways that we proved ourselves in Philadelphia was through fighting. If someone disrespected you then you gained your respect back by beating them down.…

Mental Illness and You

I was born in the 70’s, but I was a child of the 80’s. The music, the food, the crazy hair, the zest for life, the cars, the wonderful Saturday morning cartoons, and those crazy parachute pants. In the 80’s the big thing that was sweeping the world was HIV/AIDS. We were told not to…

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…

5 things to do when facing chronic illness

How to manage your life when your living with a chronic illness. I have been dealing with an undiagnosed illness for a number of years now. It has been frustrating dealing with something and not knowing what to call it. The symptoms are there. The pain is there. The fatigue is there. I can see…

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