Forgiveness is a Choice

Choosing to Forgive Forgiveness is not easy. It can be painful. Actually, from God’s perspective, forgiveness had a great price..the death of His one and only Son. But our forgiveness towards another human being doesn’t…


4 Questions to Stop the Guilt-Trip

Is It True or False Guilt? How often do you find yourself dealing with guilt – wondering whether you said something hurtful, let someone down, left a job unfinished or failed at achieving a goal?…


Managing Relationship Conflict

Conflict is Normal If you’re a living, breathing human-being, you will have conflict. The only people who don’t are dead. If you have an opinion on anything you will disagree with someone and engage in…


Healing Your Broken Marriage

Saving Your Marriage Your marriage vows have been broken. Or your spouse has lied to you, abused you, neglected you. What can you do? You have entertained divorce. But, that seems so painful, more painful…


Helping the Suicidal Person

Understanding the Problem of Suicide What does the word suicide mean to you? What mental pictures come to mind when you hear someone mention the word suicide? Facts about suicide: The Problem: Suicide took the…


Don’t Waste Your Anger!

What makes you angry? Disrespect, loud noises, unfriendly, self-centered people, put-downs, rude behavior, people who break the rules? Anger is normal and it is an energy which can help you accomplish goals. But, if you…


Managing Stress through Relaxation

Managing Stress Through Relaxation What is the result of Stress Management? Calms the physiological arousal which triggers the amygdala and thus anger escalation. Desensitizes Individuals to anger arousing effects of particular situations. Learning stress management…


Lord, Liar or Lunatic?

Who was Jesus really? Reasons to Believe in Jesus I have been a Christian since I was 12 years old. I came to Christ out of desperation and deep questions about God, life, death, my…


Does Forgiveness = No Consequences?

How to Forgive with Consequences Question: One thing I’ve been thinking about is: am I willing to treat a person who has hurt me as well as I would treat those I consider my closest…


Anger Management Institute News!

Read the Anger Management Institute February-March News! Live Illinois and Texas Anger Management Training workshops, discounted Anger Management Leader’s Starter Kit, Group curriculum, Individual services & more! Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V www.goodanger.com