The People House Blog Series

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis

These blog posts are written by some of our amazing community members!

Time to Turn Turtle! || By Rev. Mary Coday Edwards, MA

By People House | November 22, 2022

Scientific Materialism Includes the Presumed Truth that Nothing is Real that Cannot be Established by the Scientific Method

The Season of Change || By Samantha Camerino, LCSW

By People House | November 15, 2022

The changing seasons tend to have a significant impact not just on our mood, but also our actions. As a native east coaster, I personally enjoy the moody grey days, and I welcome the cold in like an old, loving friend. I appreciate the way in which the colder months encourage me to hibernate, to…

Creating the Future || By Elani Engelken MA, MFTC, LPCC

By People House | November 8, 2022

As I have been working with clients lately, I have been struck by the importance of not only working through the past, but also creating the future. While I believe that it is necessary to examine and integrate past traumas and current life challenges, I also think it is imperative to create a powerful and…

Assumptions, Negativity Bias, & Staying Mentally Healthy During Election Season || By Lora Cheadle, JD CHt

By People House | October 18, 2022

You’ve may have heard the old adage that when you assume things, you make an ass out of both u and me, (ass-u-me, get it?) and if you’re anything like me, you try not to make assumptions. But if you are human, you also have what’s known as a negativity bias. A negativity bias is…

How do we know, what we know to be true? Critical realism as a guide to the real || By Rev. Mary Coday Edwards, MA

By People House | October 4, 2022

My reality includes an interconnected universe, full of potentialities and one where my efforts matter. How do I justify these claims of knowledge of what I believe to be true about reality? “I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.” Physicist Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize Winner I am…

Setting Intentions || By Samantha Camerino, LCSW

By People House | September 26, 2022

Often our days are filled with tasks and responsibilities and noise, making it difficult for us to recognize or connect with our personal intentions. Consequentially, we may feel overwhelmed, lost and without a clear direction. Taking time to refocus on our purpose and to reconnect with our self-determination may help us feel a little less…

The Rhythm of Life || By Elani Nicole, MA, MFTC, LPCC

By People House | September 21, 2022

I love this time of year. The crispness in the air, the shortening days and lengthening nights. The nostalgia of back to school and the memories of new school supplies. The changing of seasons always reminds me of the cyclical nature of life. There is order and repetition in nature and the only constant is…

Learning to Love Again After Being Hurt || By Lora Cheadle, JD, CHt

By People House | September 1, 2022

As a Betrayal Recovery Expert who works with those who have been betrayed by their intimate partner and are ready to let go of the grief, pain, and heartbreak so they can claim what’s possible for them on the other side of betrayal, one thing I hear often is, “Will I ever be able to…

Refining Our Lives || By Marielle Grenade-Willis MA, LPCC

By People House | August 23, 2022

As we move into the final month of summer, I am beginning to feel that life is ramping up. I don’t know if the background anxiety I feel is occurring in tangent with a larger systemic shift such as the beginning of the school year, but I can sense an urgency to prioritize and reorganize…

Women, the Game is Rigged ll By Rev. Mary Coday Edwards, MA

By People House | August 15, 2022

“The game is rigged,” wrote Lux Alptraum in a recent article in The New York Times (1). She continued, saying that women needed to stop playing by the rules. Feminist empowerment, which is the ability for women to make decisions for themselves and act on them, is failing women, she says.  By definition, empowerment feminism…

The opinions expressed by the guest bloggers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of People House. The content provided through the People House website and blogs are for informational purposes only. Should you decide to take action in real life based on this information that is your own responsibility and choice.

The opinions expressed by the guest bloggers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of People House. The content provided through the People House website and blogs are for informational purposes only. Should you decide to take action in real life based on this information that is your own responsibility and choice.

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