Will the abuse ever end? Probably not The abuse begins subtly … he doesn’t like some of your friends and doesn’t want you seeing them … The abuse increases in frequency … he discourages you from seeing your friends and family, he wants to know why you are spending so much time on your [...]
Men don’t cry … why not? Growing up, I was raised to hide my emotions. Men don’t cry or talk about what they are feeling, I was taught. Men are supposed to be stoic; we are supposed to be protectors. We cannot and should not express our feelings verbally. My parents were born in [...]
Religion and sexuality often don’t mix When growing up, most of us viewed religion as a community, and we believed that all individuals – no matter how different they are – were accepted into that religious community. However, the LGBTQIA+ community is learning this is not always true. Religion and spirituality can provide an [...]
Everyone should live in the here and now How often do you take a moment to reset, relax, listen to the breaths you take, savor the quiet, sit in the here and now? I help many clients practice mindfulness – living in the moment, experiencing the present and not dwelling on the past or [...]
Your marriage CAN last – ask 40 “experts!” I’ve been married to my partner for 30 years, and I admit we have no “secrets to success” you probably haven’t heard before … open and honest communication – especially during the tough times; understanding and accepting what we like and don’t like and respecting these [...]
By Joe Kort|2023-02-27T01:54:27+00:00February 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your marriage CAN last – ask 40 “experts!”
PTSD is treatable! Veterans, it’s time to seek help Since 2001, more US troops have died from suicide than were killed in Afghanistan. The Army estimates that up to 20 percent of soldiers who were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan – 500,000 men and women – will suffer from disabling agitation, nightmares and emotional withdrawal [...]
By Joe Kort|2023-04-05T19:32:01+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on PTSD is treatable! Veterans, it’s time to seek help.