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Although the Bible is made up of 66 individual books, they all work together to tell one great story: the Story of God. Having a better understanding of the overarching story of the Bible and where scripture fits within this larger story can help us recognize how all of Scripture points to Christ. God’s Story can be summed up in four words: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration.
Imagine that you are walking on your way to work, wishing that you had a car so you wouldn't have to make the hour commute on foot every single day. Suddenly, a man appears, rather poshly dressed, and says he will give you a magic chicken. "What does the chicken do?" you ask. "It grants wishes!" says the man, stroking his beard. Already tired from the half-hour walk on your way to work, asking a magic chicken for a car doesn't seem bad. So you take the chicken, say goodbye to the man, and p...
It’s no secret that social media has changed the way we communicate and interact with one another. This is especially true among younger people, but changes in social interaction can be seen across every generation and demographic. According to Statista Research Department (2022), 223 million Americans have at least one social media profile. That is about 82% of the population. Furthermore, the average person spends about two and a half hours on social media each day.
Most people express stress at their job from time to time. The stress that a job and career put on someone can be particularly challenging. When the stress is exacerbated and moves into burnout, there can be lasting physical and emotional effects. Although burnout is not considered a medical or mental health diagnosis, it can lead to further mental and physical health difficulties.
Relationships are the heart of human connection and one of the most important pieces to someone’s wellbeing and overall quality of life. Relationships can come in all types of forms, situations, lengths of time, and more. Research suggests that when someone is involved in a healthy relationship, it can have positive effects on their mental health, stress levels, anxiety, depression, and well-being. On the other hand, if you are involved in an unhealthy relationship, it can have detrimental ...
Known as one of the biggest debates in the history of science, the conflict between nature versus nurture has led to some significant conversations around the relative contributions of environment and genes. This type of debate has shaped many fields of science including biology, chemistry, and psychology. At its most basic, nature refers to how biology, genes, and hereditary influences shape someone and their behavior. On the other hand, nurture refers to the ways in which environment (e.g...
Welcome back to another article where we talk about the Holy Grail method, the tried-and-tested process, the ultimate guide to achieving a well-balanced life through journaling. We often mention the benefits of journaling and journal therapy, and of course, we always come to you with the highest sources and fact check everything, so you receive the best guidance. However, this time, we'll let other people do the convincing for us.
The days of being a therapist have changed for good. Using technology and telehealth is considered the norm in the therapy office, and clients expect to have them as options. In an increasingly digital world, many therapists are considering using social media for a variety of reasons. And if you aren’t thinking of using social media, you likely have a colleague or friend who is encouraging you to use it.