Carol Ann Worthing, Phd

18 Reasons Why Prayer May Be Hindered or not Answered

Often we pray faithfully and wonder if God is hearing our prayers or we think we are praying incorrectly because they appear not to be answered or are hindered. The Holy Bible outlines eighteen reasons why prayer is hindered or not answered: 1. People don’t pray or spend enough time with the Lord. James 4:2 […]

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Christian Virtue and Faithfulness

In II Peter 1:5-8, Peter outlines how to develop Christian virtue and build faithfulness in yourself and others…. In II Peter 1:5-8 Peter states, “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to […]

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Funeral Arrangements

Making funeral arrangements at an emotional time after a loved one has died is heart-rending. Providing this pragmatic list of actions and activities required to plan a funeral is intended to facilitate the decision making process for this significant event.While the following list may assist you with funeral arrangements, it does not include every consideration, […]

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Did you know your cell phone might cause grave harm to your health?

By Dr. Mercola No one wants to hear that something as “indispensable” as your cell phone might cause grave harm to your health, but that’s exactly what mounting evidence tells us we’re faced with. Wireless phones and other gadgets have the potential to cause all sorts of health problems, from headaches to brain tumors. The […]

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Twenty-Five Tips for Building a ‘Marriage of Honor’

By Carol Ann Worthing, PhD ‘Did You Know’ building a lasting ‘marriage of honor’ takes more than modeling from others and book knowledge? A ‘marriage of honor’ does not happen by chance. It takes a heartfelt desire to build a foundation for marriage that addresses a broad spectrum of the dynamic facets of relating in […]

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Participation in Relapse Prevention for Addiction Requires your own Involvement

‘Did You Know’ participation in relapse prevention for an addiction requires the following involvement from you: Commitment to change Readiness to change Sobriety and abstinence going forward Honesty and truth Compliance to requirements Dependability and responsibility Visible effort and action Participation and communication Healthy boundaries with self and others Learning and growing If you or […]

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Your Child’s Behavior may be Indicative of your Parenting Style

‘Did You Know” your child’s behavior may be indicative of your parenting style?  From the worst to the best parenting styles, choose the behavior outcomes indicated by your parenting style: Neglectful and uninvolved parenting may produce children who have aggressive behavior or conduct or attachment issues. Permissive parenting may yield children who lack persistence, and […]

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Effective Feedback can Solve Problems and Improve Communication

‘Did You Know’ giving and receiving effective feedback can help solve problems and improve the communication in your relationships?   The following points may guide and improve your feedback skills… Ask the receiver if you can offer helpful feedback. Give feedback when you think the receiver is ready to hear it and soon after the […]

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You can be Addicted to Alcohol if you Drink One or Two Glasses of Alcohol a Day

‘Did You Know’ you can be physically addicted to alcohol if you drink one or two glasses of alcohol a day?  ‘Seeing is believing’, said the alcoholic son of his physically addicted father who was to have surgery. The physician of the father asked him if he drank, and if so how much, in the […]

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People May Seek Their Own Level of Mental Health in Relationships

‘Did You Know’ people seek their own level of mental health in relationships? There are pathological reasons why couples are mismatched in relationships.  If an individual doesn’t recognize the need for emotional healing and get it, he or she will attract an individual who fits into or is accepting of that type of character dysfunction.  […]

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