Posts with the tag “feelings”

My Favorite Things: Embracing ALL of your Feelings
by ALCS Counselors on June 5th, 2023
" I believe in the power of INTIMACY (into-me-you-see), which involves identifying and labeling your emotions as a way to self-regulate your nervous system but also as a way to connect with others."  Read More
Exploring Emotions Through the Lens of Emotional Capacity
by ALCS Counselors on April 28th, 2023
Elizabeth Molina, LPC-Associate| You may feel emotions - perhaps you observe yourself feeling a lot of them or maybe it’s difficult to notice what emotions come up for you, if any. Either way, emotions are a universal human experience and there is often a lot of misinformation, judgment, confusion, and shame when they surface. Sometimes the idea is that there is a need to “fix” or even rid ourselves of certain feelings. However, ...  Read More
The Wisdom of the Buffalo
by ALCS Counselors on March 24th, 2023
Elizabeth Molina, LPC-Associate | *Oftentimes, the fear of the storm is a lot scarier than the storm itself. To a greater degree, the fear of feelings is a lot scarier than the feelings themselves* From the intricate details of the brain to the complexity and mystery of the universe, God’s creation never ceases to amaze and awe. There is much insight we can observe and glean from God’s innovation and design. For instance, while cattle are similar in some ways to buffalo, there are some significant differences in their responses to stress.  Imagine a scene of a threatening storm approaching—l...  Read More

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