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 Welcome to Journey Forward for Life! So often it seems we have little support in our quest to be a better person; we feel alone. Not here! Journey Forward for Life is a community of people who are committed to growing toward emotional balance and ultimately enjoying this messy, complicated and amazing thing called life.

COVID-19/Corona Virus UPDATE:

Don’t let this time swallow you up and spit you out!

I am posting daily on Facebook and holding Facebook Live sessions with ways you can Thrive during the pandemic. I am also facilitating Zoom Groups for a max of 8 people on Tuesdays 5-6:30p MDT and Fridays 9-10:30a MDT for $30. If you are in need of additional support, I offer online counseling and coaching. Email me to find out more or sign up: karen@journeyforward.net

Services

Counseling Services 

For the couple or individual who want traditional counseling. Areas covered: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anger, Depression, Recovery, Relationship Issues, and Career Issues. I equip you with understanding and tools so you can manage your mood, improve relationships, change unwanted behavior, and capitalize on your talents. Read More

 Marriage Intensive 

The Smalley Marriage Intensive provides concentrated time to work on and solve issues in your marriage. Learn to break down the walls of unforgiveness and bitterness. Build practical skills to improve communication, resolve conflict and rebuild trust, no matter what has happened. Safe and confidential.  Read More

Workshops & Courses

Workshops and Courses are a supplement for times when you want a bit more guidance or want to delve more deeply into a topic. The workshops are offered through video content you can watch on your own. You can also participate in group video chats to ask specific questions you might have.  Read more.

Journey Forward Workbook 

Tired of making the same mistakes over and over again? Are your relationships sub-par? Do you have moments of clarity when you realize the way you are functioning in life is not getting you what you want? The Journey Forward Workbook is designed to help you stop living in autopilot and start taking control of your life through Awareness, Thought and Emotion Processing, setting Boundaries, Self Care, developing healthy Community, and changing your Neural Pathways.  Created by Karen Thacker and illustrated by Kaiulani Paulus, this beautiful and insightful workbook has the potential to be the catalyst to life long positive changes. This just might be the moment you actually begin to Journey Forward! 

I love the adult coloring aspect of this resource. It allows me to not only feed my soul but my creative side.   ~ Susie 

Blog

Stay Away From Panic

Stay Away From Panic

The stock marketing is taking a dive and COVID-19 is spreading. It's easy to get caught in the panic. Panic has never made anything better. It doesn't feel good internally, it doesn't help us think clearly, and it doesn't have the power to change anything. When you...

Give Yourself The Gift Of Love

Give Yourself The Gift Of Love

How can you love yourself? Through simple acts like eating good food, getting enough sleep, going for a walk, listening to the birds, getting together with friends, or reading a good book. It can be through more complicated actions like learning to knit, getting a...