Half way around the world, I’m walking a long winding road uphill in a small village in Norway. I’m visiting a brother and THOUGHT I was eager to see the countryside. Suddenly, after a mile or so, the road ends. Thank God I say to myself. What a beautiful hike, but boy was it steep!Continue reading “The road is long but your worth it!”
Author Archives: Brian
Keith tells us the battle that led to his healing
It has been a long time coming for Keith. I’m sure we all know this struggle! The journey is different for everyone, and he is no exception. Thank you for sharing brother! Don’t Focus on the distance. Focus on making the first step. I have been in the fire service for just over twenty-four years.Continue reading “Keith tells us the battle that led to his healing”
Can we take a walk?
Friend: Do you have time to talk? You: Sure! What’s up?! Friend: I need help. I can’t live like this any more….. What you just read is the start of a very powerful conversation! When a friend confide in us about their insecurities and vulnerabilities, they are giving a part of themselves that has beenContinue reading “Can we take a walk?”
Who’s holding the ball?
Brothers and sisters, if you are reading this, I KNOW your heart is in the game. You are willing to take the walk when asked. What follows is just some food for thought. “Call me if you need anything.” “I’m here for you”. “I’ll make time if you need me!.” “Let’s get together sometime” WeContinue reading “Who’s holding the ball?”
Are you properly using your now?
Oh boy! The grass needs cut, I need clean the pool, laundry is piling up, my son needs breakfast, and don’t even get me started on all that I need to get done at work! Dang it! I forgot to get that essay sent in for school! Do I still have time?! Sound familiar?! ItContinue reading “Are you properly using your now?”
How can I make a difference?
First and foremost, I want to thank each and every one of you for taking the time to read this blog and offer your support. Without you, this wouldn’t exist! Back to the title. The question I get most often is: “How can I help you with this?” Or the statement: “Let me know whatContinue reading “How can I make a difference?”
Does stress have to be post traumatic?
Lately in the media, and on everyone’s mind has been the topic of post traumatic stress disorder. All my feelings about the word disorder aside(check out my last article), I submit a question: Does trauma or stress have to present itself months or years down the road for it to be taken seriously? The answerContinue reading “Does stress have to be post traumatic?”
My brothers and sisters, you all know that I love each and every one of you, but what I am about to say may sting. I don’t believe you have a mental health DISORDER. You don’t have to live with this pain FOREVER. This is not the way things are going to be FROM NOWContinue reading “What disorder?!”
From the bottom of my heart
Today as I got out of bed I received a wonderful thank you message from an anonymous source. I have to tell ya, it’s amazing to be able to start a morning feeling this good! To all of you that have ever dropped me a line, this thank you is for you. This site wouldContinue reading “From the bottom of my heart”
Mental Health Viewpoint: The Fine Line Between WHAT and WHO.
In the last few years we have witnessed a major turn in the way we view our minds. First responders of the past were though of as hard men that had a calling. This calling brought out the best of men and women that saw the worst the world could offer. Now we know thatContinue reading “Mental Health Viewpoint: The Fine Line Between WHAT and WHO.”