Are you a victim or a survivor? Counselor Patrick Doyle shares ten signs of each. 10 Signs You Are A Victim: 1. You complain rather than act. 2. You talk about the same problems. 3. You are never able to get to resolution. 4. You are always looking to people to save you. 5. You…

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How I react when I read or watch the news can trigger internal reactions that create sudden departures in my mood. One moment I am feeling fine and the next moment I am upset. For some individuals, news can actually trigger trauma reactions because of unresolved trauma in their pasts. Take me for example; I…

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How do I know if a person is good for me? The answer to that question is basically boiled down to one answer: do I grow and advance as a person as a result of being with that person? Do I produce more fruit in my life as a result of being in relationship with…

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WELLSPRINGS SOLUTIONS, LLC¬∑WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016 The other day, some friends and I were sitting around a table talking about the person we want to be and the goals we have in life; however, fear always seems to stand in the way like a controlling partner. In the course of conversation, my friend Cristina declared,…

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We have been hardwired to have longings and needs. When we fail to acknowledge the longings within us we tend to cycle through a pattern of disappointment, trying to empower ourselves by usually using something that will make us feel half full (like eating junk food when we are hungry), followed by shame and penance…

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