Bringing a baby into the world is hard work, but raising little ones – especially the first few weeks – can be even more challenging. All new parents know that sleepless nights and a hyper-awareness of every perceived danger are only two of the highlights.
Staying calm inside when the world around you seems chaotic can be very difficult. For anyone who recently bought a year’s worth of toilet paper in response to the latest crisis, this may apply to you. A little diligence is reasonable, but anxiety seems to be at an all time high and that can be followed by depression if we are not careful.
“What’s the problem with porn – isn’t it just an individual’s private choice to do what they want with their own body? Many reputable people have deemed it ok from the friend who thinks no harm no foul to New York Times detailing the benefits of pornography. So why are we taking a stance? Because […]
Partnerships Strengthen Community By Terry C. This past week, I was honored to have the opportunity to speak to volunteers at Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center in Cedar Rapids. While at Bridgehaven I met with many of the kind and wonderful volunteers who make this organization work. I shared with them what Journey Coaching is about, […]
When Finding Joy is a Struggle By Terry C. Joy to the World ….. Christmas and Joy go hand in hand, or so we expect. Yet many of the people I talk to actually struggle to find joy or happiness at this time of the year or any other. They are trying and trying to […]
Surviving & Thriving During the Holidays When There is Family Tension By Annie M. It’s that time of year when many of us are excited about the holidays. But perhaps you feel differently. Perhaps the holidays are a reminder of the things and relationships that aren’t going well. Instead of being excited, you might actually […]
How it all began. By Terry C. One idea that sparked Journey came from the observation that as our society becomes technologically advanced, people are becoming more and more lonely and isolated. Face-to-face relationships are rapidly being replaced by electronic “friends” or “snaps” that are poor substitutes for real connection. We are also seeing that […]
By: Terry C. Because I’m a licensed counselor and one of the developers of Journey Coaching, people often ask me, “What is the difference between coaching and counseling?” Just asking that question implies that there are a lot of similarities, enough to cause considerable confusion. Both are highly relational. Both work to bring insight and […]
Reflection on Summit 2019 By Jeff C. I want to encourage you to check out the content of the Global Leadership Summit! It can change the trajectory of your life. It did mine! After recently attending at a Cedar Rapids satellite site, it continues to amaze me how much of a leadership party this continues […]