“Fake it Till you make it!” ~Have Faith

Nathan HawkinsCounseling, Relationship, Sex1 Comment

I often find myself telling people “just fake it till you make it.” Although this seems a little insincere the truth is that it is based in some solid neuroscience. The way knowledge makes its way into our hearts for change is through faith. Faith is risk. Often times we know what we need to do, or agree with our … Read More

You Love your Friend but you’re Exhausted!

Nathan HawkinsRelationship0 Comments

You love your friend but your exhausted… You’ve known and cared about your friend for awhile now. You honestly do want to help but you also are done hearing about their issues and you feel guilty for wanting to avoid them. This isn’t the first time you’ve felt like this and it likely won’t be the last. But what do … Read More

Grief: Moving on…

Nathan HawkinsRelationship0 Comments

Grief Counseling Grief is a natural response to loss. The more significant the loss the more intense our experience of the grief will be.  Grief may be associated with the loss of a loved one, a job, health, or divorce, which can distort our sense of direction or identity. Most losses prompt a need for some sort of change in … Read More

Living with a “Ray Rice”

Nathan HawkinsNews, Relationship, Trauma0 Comments

Ray Rice a famous football player is in the news right now for punching his wife, rendering her unconscious and then dragging her unconscious body out of an elevator. I would not encourage you to watch the video of it…it’s out there. IF you have seen it consider that statistically it is VERY likely that this has been going on … Read More