From Football to Neuroscience: When Life Gives You Lemons … by Eric Joraskie

Sixteen years of my life were spent playing contact football. I grew up surrounded by the game; some of my earliest memories are playing tackle football in the backyard with my brothers, and my dad was my first coach. I played from the time I was five years old through high school, where I began... Continue Reading →

Overcoming the Brokenness of a Painful Childhood

This woman is not only broken ... she is finally whole. Beliefs about brokenness: Some people deny or ignore their brokenness. They don't realize that another, stronger, fuller version of themselves can exist. These folks feel "okay." Others believe they deserve some degree of pain because that's what someone told them once upon a vulnerable... Continue Reading →

Forget Me, Forget Me Not

Growing up in the whirlwind of alcoholism has received considerable mainstream attention over the last twenty years or so. It’s widely known that adult children of alcoholics often struggle with common issues such as feeling isolated, a dependant personality, and judging themselves without mercy (http://www.adultchildren.org/). Another less exposed affliction is growing up in a home... Continue Reading →

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