HOW TO CHANGE THE ENERGY OF AN ARGUMENT

We have all been there. We were simply talking to someone in our lives and, without trying, we find ourselves in the middle of an argument. Suddenly we were in a struggle, squared off in a contest to determine a winner and a loser. We feel anxious…

Option 2

Imagine this - you’ve just taken a pregnancy test and it’s positive. You look at the little pink plus sign and are flooded with this wave of emotions. Thoughts start to flash into your mind “I don’t want a baby” “I can’t take care…
couple texting at dinner

Turn it off.

Emotional pain is all around us. Loneliness and anxiety are experienced by all. Loneliness’s cousin, boredom appears whenever there is the slightest lapse of time without entertainment. I have been meeting with clients face-to- face for many…

Mother's Day for a birth mom

The sun beat me home tonight. As I trudged up the subway stairs and saw the sunrise, I knew it was much too late of a night. Especially with church in the morning. A lady neighbor of mine and her sister, holding a cake, were also walking into…

The Best Way to Help Someone

  So many people are going through so much suffering, anxiety, bitterness and regret that you can’t avoid them. Or can you? I mean, when someone talks to you about how much they are hurting, our first reaction is to refer them to someone…

The Beauty of the face-to-face Meeting

It looks like the new thing in counseling is to generate business via Skype and to develop technics to counsel people who are far away and/or cannot come into the office. Generally, I am very interested in technology and I embrace new ways to…
Emotional Ice Break

The wisdom of common sense

Through counseling people almost every day who are going through some kind of crisis, certain patterns emerge. Once in a while people are genuinely on the receiving end of something they had no part whatsoever in creating. These folk are haunted…

why free sonograms?

Free sonograms seem to be getting a lot of attention. You might wonder why this agency, and other agencies like it around the country, provide free sonograms for their clients who are experience an unexpected or unwanted pregnancy. As a non-profit…
Arvada Cheyenne Durham and Jeremy Ryan Durham II

Adoption Story

I always like it when people come up to me and say, "You look just like your dad!"  It makes me giggle a little bit because in spite of the numerous people I have told, it never really registers with them that my dad (Tim Durham) didn't biologically…