Self-Control

Self-Control Once we believe that we can’t help how we feel, it becomes easy to start believing that we also can’t control how we act as a result of how we feel. It suddenly becomes okay to lose control. We allow ourselves to become controlled by our emotions, acting without thought, and taking action simply […]

I Can’t Help It

I Can’t Help It It is quite possible that we can’t help how we feel. We may not be able to avoid feeling apprehensive about exams, physicals, or bills. We may not be able to avoid feeling annoyed when the person in line in front of us pulls out a humungous stack of coupons, but […]

It Has To Be True, I Feel It…

It Has To Be True, I Feel It… We’ve heard it in movies, perhaps even read it in books. That affirmation of belief in something, and why? Because of a feeling in their gut. At the same time, we’ve also seen this: You can’t cry, only the weak cry. It’s not good to be angry, […]

Pesky Emotions

Pesky Emotions As people, we feel. We laugh, we cry. We know disappointment, heartache, as well as joy. This week has proven to be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster for the Burreson family. Between struggling with the complexity of my own emotions, juggling work and home, advocating for our oldest son, and dealing with […]

I’m Feeling…

I’m Feeling… Emotions can be a driving force. They can also prove a force to be reckoned with. They’re powerful, sometimes overwhelmingly so. When we wrestle with our emotions, we open ourselves up to accept many deceptions.  The easiest one for us to accept is that our feelings should be repressed. Some other lies we believe […]