Author: Kelley Waller

Harness the Liberating Power of Forgiveness

Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D. Psychology Today blog post, October 3, 2022 Research has established that forgiveness frees us from the painful chains that bind us to the past. Those who practice forgiveness have been shown to have less anxiety, depression, and anger—and greater happiness, self-esteem, inner peace,… Read More

Taming Underground Shame from the Early Years

Glenn R. Schiraldi Ph.D., Hidden Wounds Even after disturbing memories from childhood have been reworked, lingering remnants of shame can disrupt one’s peace and sense of wholeness in adulthood. Recall that shame from childhood adversity lodges primarily in the non-verbal, visual right brain, with its… Read More

Inspiring Innovation in an Increasingly Fragmented Society

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing was encouraged in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Now, in the wake of the pandemic, some researchers are asking questions and delving in to the lingering social and mental effects of social distancing. What has been… Read More

Self-Healing Communities

A Transformational Process Model for Improving Intergenerational Health This resource article from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation inspires new ways of thinking about responding to social problems. “Health and social problems occur in the context of family, community and culture. In the past three decades,… Read More

Churches Care: Championing Mental Health in the Body of Christ

The greatest strengths we possess are often the fruit of a seed that was planted in us long ago, during a vulnerable, painful season of our lives. For Janelle Bitikofer, that seed was God-sized: invisible to the natural eye, yet undeniably present and packed with… Read More