Why we need to talk about emotional pain

Why we need to talk about emotional pain

  Emotional pain is something everyone deals with even though many don’t want to talk about it. Some hide it out of fear and shame. Some still fail to see the need to talk about it believing a person ought to just get over whatever is bothering them. But there is no just get over […]

Say Goodbye or not?

To Say Goodbye, or not?

  Letting go is painful. But we have a choice. Before the U.S. housing market crash, my husband became unemployed and could only find work in a state thousands of miles and three time zones away. A place called Arizona. Accepting the job would force us to say goodbye to the life we knew and […]

Power in Moments of Time

Power in Moments of Time

  Have you ever been arrested by a song? A moment in time where it just made you stop and take notice of something and contemplate deep things? It’s powerful. It happened to me with the song Slow Down by Nicole Nordeman. It’s a deeply emotional look at the love of a mother for her […]

Don't be drained emotionally by self-care - get physical

Don’t be Emotionally Drained by Self Care – Get Physical

   ~ A guest post by Nicole Akers sharing her expertise with physical self-care. ~   Self-Care is a fairly new term that has exploded into a calling, a longing, an executive order, and another to do list. UGH! Who needs more to do? Don’t let it drain you. How did this term get started […]

2 kinds of self-care

2 kinds of self-care

If you’re looking for things to do for self-care, online there are a plethora of listicles ranging from 10 to 134 ideas for you. I started making my own kind of list until I thought Who needs another to-do list? Self-care is not rooted in performing tasks. Self-care is behavior that follows the mindset of […]