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Asking the Right Questions in the Wake of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

As the days go by, and it becomes clearer and clearer that many questions about the Las Vegas mass shooting on Oct. 1, 2017, will likely never be answered, our Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan therapists, Randy Flood, Al Heystek, and Otha Brown, weigh… continue reading Asking the Right Questions in the Wake of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Tips for Dealing with Trauma During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be especially difficult for folks who are grieving or who have experienced trauma. Gail Johnson has some tips for how to regain a sense of calm and perspective when a situation this holiday season confounds and overwhelms you.   First, pauseā€¦… continue reading Tips for Dealing with Trauma During the Holiday Season

Creating a Healthy Check Valve for Emotional Energy

Feelings are energy. When you are angry, you have negative energy. Happiness is positive energy. People are the containers for their feelings, like a pressure cooker contains steam. When we experiences events in our lives that create intense emotions, we often becomes overwhelmed with energy.… continue reading Creating a Healthy Check Valve for Emotional Energy

Holiday Daze: Understanding the Stress of the Season

We all wish our winter holidays to be a time for celebrating, happiness, thankfulness, and togetherness. By October, we’ve started to form expectations – fantasies about gifts, family, and friends. But often those aren’t met. We’ll feel resentful, hurt, and disappointed. Here are a few… continue reading Holiday Daze: Understanding the Stress of the Season