As adults we may not physically "hit a person back" but we find more sophisticated ways to get even. We may wait for the opportunity to attack their character or spread some negativity about them.A part of forgiving is giving up that “right” to get...

Forgiveness is something we hear a lot about, and sometimes think a lot about and hopefully try to do on a regular basis. In counseling, forgiveness is a common topic in secular as well as faith-based counseling. Many people that I speak with will say...

Self-esteem vs Self-acceptance Gary Potter, Author/ Counselor Several years ago I attended a training for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy through the Albert Ellis Institute in Kansas City. I had become acquainted with REBT while working on my Masters Degree a the University of Nebraska at Kearney. As...