Happy Labor Day!!!
As you can see I enjoyed Labor Day, I forgot to publish this! Enjoy Thenessa’s blog – Megan R. Pickens, LPC-S Labor Day is the day that we Americans celebrate working or being employed…… by taking a day off to not work….yay!!! Sure, my husband and I are thankful to have jobs and be […]
Remembering Dr. King
This year on January 16, 2017 we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for his remarkable contributions not only for African- American but for all mankind. Dr. King was a true humanitarian. His selfless acts along with others provide me with opportunities that most likely I would not have without their stance, blood sweat and tears. […]
Social media is very entertaining for lack of a better word. I have witnessed today a couple break up over EASTER. Now being in the field of counseling I am sure that it was more than just the ‘Easter’ argument and more about being unequally yoked, but the break-up was played out on Facebook. The […]
Infidelity, cheating and unfaithfulness has been around since the beginning of time; however it has become even more complicated by what constitutes being unfaithful in relationships. Traditionally, cheating was classified as having a physically intimate relationship with someone other than your partner. But nowadays, cheating has many faces and colors. Of course, this is […]
Listening well is a necessary skill as it impacts the quality of our relationships with others. How many of us have heard our children, friend, and/or partner say, “Are you listening to me?” or “You never listen to me.” With the listening we do all day long, one would think that we all would be so […]
From Reacting to Responding
Being able to move from reacting to responding can be a challenging feat. Honestly, both seem pretty comparable because we often use the words interchangeably; but when using in practice, they are quite different. Reacting is usually an impulsive, emotional action. For example, your husband cheats on you. You are angry and hurt. You […]
Is Social Media the New Drug???
Has social media become so addicting that it is the new drug destroying lives? The answer seems to be yes. I was listening to the radio last week and a listener had wrote in with a question/problem regarding his current relationship. The story went something like this……the guy has been in a relationship with his […]
As I’ve just been looking around and I’ve noticed that we as Americans are easily distracted. We are usually interest in something as long as it’s hot or trending. Because we focus on hot button issues, distractions are easy to sneak in the media. For instance just the other day I was watching those two […]