What is Mental Health Coaching? – By Madeline Stiers

October 20th, 2015

Working in the mental health field has been an ambition of mine as far back as high school. I have always enjoyed providing support and encouragement to my family and friends in times of need. So imagine my excitement when I realized this was something I could do as a career! I realized, as I entered college, that this was what I was supposed to…

Five Things the Scriptures Teach Us about Trauma and Suffering – By Dr. Matthew S. Stanford

October 19th, 2015

There are five key truths that the scriptures teach us about trauma and suffering. First, that God is present and in control of our suffering. In times of great suffering and pain, we often feel the farthest from God. Where is He? Has He forgotten me? How could He let this happen? This was also the case in the lives of great men of faith…

How We Can Transform Ourselves: My Journey From Breast Cancer to Lobbyist for Women’s Health – By Ruth Ebenstein

October 16th, 2015

What do you do when cancer crashes down on your life plans? Cry. Thrash. Wallow in despair. Then pick yourself up, shake off the gloom, and embrace the glory of being alive with a mission to serve—and thrive. At 42, I was diagnosed with breast cancer while nursing my baby; I had two other little boys under five at home. Before cancer, my life’s goal…