Many are suffering in silence. Unable to share their deepest hurt. Unwilling to speak about their pain. Let me help you see why silence isn't always golden.

Suffering in Silence

There are many things in this life that cause us pain. Relationships, finances, and illnesses top the list of things that cause pain. We feel the pain when we don’t have enough money to keep our lights on or feed our family. The pain is much more intimate when it is searing through your body.…

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…

You use to experienced joy, but it feels like that time is gone. The great news is that your joy can be reclaimed. Let me show you how to reclaim your joy.

How to reclaim your joy

Reclaiming the joy you once knew. Do you remember the greatest times of your childhood when you experienced the most joy? The times when you smiled and laughed. There wasn’t a care in the world. All you knew was that you were enjoying life and no one could take that away from you. Somewhere along…

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…

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…

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…

4 ways to fight for your emotional health

“Staying emotionally healthy in an unhealthy world” I haven’t always lived on the healthy side of things. Face it. You haven’t either. When someone says something nasty to me I want to get nasty right back. I am willing to bet you have felt this way as well. The goal is to stay emotionally healthy…

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