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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 ways I'm learning to take care of me

3 Ways I’m Learning to Take Care of Me

  ~ A guest post by Anne Peterson sharing her struggle with self-care. ~   I hated her, plain and simple. And I knew it was wrong, but every time I saw her I was filled with disgust. The problem was, I saw her every time I looked into the mirror. I’ll admit it, I […]

Self care and you

Self-care and You?

What do you think about self-care? The term went mainstream following the 2016 presidential election in America. However, with its resurgence many misunderstand, misuse, or refuse it. The concept of self-care originated through the medical community in America back in the 1960’s. Since then it’s passed through academia, politics, civil rights movements and re-entered an […]