Health Articles

by Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids

A Guide to Supporting Jews and Muslims in your life during the Israel-Hamas Conflict

Nov 28, 2023
It is fairly safe to assume that, right now, your Jewish and Muslim friends are not feeling okay. This article will explain why as well…

Making Long-distance Relationships Work: How Counseling Can Help

Nov 24, 2023
These days, long-distance relationships are more common than ever. Thanks to the increased accessibility of technology worldwide, couples can now easily stay connected with each…

Why boundaries are essential to all relationships, including with your therapist

Nov 01, 2023
Boundaries are the spoken and unspoken guidelines that dictate appropriate behavior in your relationships. These guidelines will differ based on the type of relationship. What…

Why dating and romance can trigger difficult emotions and unwanted behavioral patterns

Jul 21, 2023
Have you ever felt confused or overwhelmed by your emotions when starting a new relationship? Or maybe you’re already in a relationship, but you feel…

How a crisis in your relationship can be an opportunity to grow in communication and love & repair the relationship

Jul 12, 2023
Can you imagine that the crisis shaking your relationship right now could be the catalyst for transformative growth and deeper communication? In fact, research shows…

How to have positive emotional intimacy with friends, family, and your partner

Jun 21, 2023
Have you noticed that the emotional connection you have with your loved ones has faded away? In today's fast-paced world, where shallow virtual connections often…

The importance of being emotionally vulnerable in relationships

Feb 06, 2023
Have you ever felt hesitant to open up and share your true feelings with your partner or loved ones? If so, you're not alone. Emotional…

If you are having relationship troubles and are looking for resources, this blog is for you.

Dec 12, 2022
Time and time again, therapists hear similar questions and statements about relationships in their counseling practices. Now, there are many many reasons why all of…

What is disrupting the loving feeling in your relationship? [and how therapy can help]

Nov 30, 2022
Have you noticed that it is currently difficult for you and your partner to maintain a loving feeling in your relationship? Do you feel like…

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