Communication is a Funny Thing

Communication is a Funny Thing

Communication is a Funny Thing by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC Communication is a funny thing. Every time I ask couples in my office what it takes to communicate effectively, I generally hear very similar things. Listening is almost always listed as one of the top skills...
The Day I Almost Lost My Wife

The Day I Almost Lost My Wife

The Day I Almost Lost My Wife by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC The last few weeks have been absolutely crazy. My wife had what was supposed to be a relatively normal procedure, which would have required a bit of healing and walking around slowly for multiple weeks....
Preparing to Leave My Wife

Preparing to Leave My Wife

Preparing to Leave My Wife by Michael Garner, M.A., LPC After many months and a lot of thought and prayers, I made my decision. I walked out the door with nothing but my keys and the clothes on my back to a very important decision that would forever change my life. I...
How to Survive Anything

How to Survive Anything

How to Survive Anything by Dr. Ryan Denney, PhD The basic necessities for human survival are food, water, shelter, warmth, safety and so on. If you have these basics, you can physically survive in almost any situation. But what are the basic necessities...
How to Let it Go

How to Let it Go

How to Let it Go by Dr. Ryan Denney, PhD “There are two circumstances that lead to arrogance: one is when you’re wrong and you can’t face it; the other is when you’re right and nobody else can face it.” ~Criss Jami We all feel hurt by...