Hidden Halloween Fears

October 30, 2018

As October comes to an end and the temperatures finally begin to drop in middle Tennessee, talk of Halloween is everywhere. Orange and black wrapped candy is all over the grocery stores and kids and adults alike are beginning to talk about their costumes. While all of this feels exciting, I also find a small […]

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Maslow: The Original Integrative Health Guru

July 3, 2018

Mental health used to be a concept that was often stigmatized, associated only with mental illness and often not socially permissible to be discussed openly. Mental health was neglected until it was ‘a problem,’ and even then, the problem was handled exclusively by a doctor. Thankfully, much of society has changed greatly in the last […]

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Humility and Freedom

March 7, 2018

It’s tax season. I know this because I have to complete my taxes. But I’m also reminded of tax season as I drive to work and see the same man dressed as the Statue of Liberty waving around a sign. At first, I felt bad for the guy. But as I kept driving he kept […]

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Telling Secrets

February 23, 2018

As far as we can tell, humans are the only species that communicate by telling stories. We tell stories to make sense of the world and to construct meaning. And it is through story that we are able to connect with each other. The problem is, our stories can sometimes be messy. And complicated. There […]

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Values

February 13, 2018

We hear the word “values” a lot these days. It’s usually paired with other words like “Christian values” or “Core values.” But what does is actually mean? What is the difference between a value and a belief? A value is something we hold intrinsically important from our experienced needs as a human, while a belief […]

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