What to Do When You Can't Press Through Emotional Pain

What to Do When You Can’t Press Through Emotional Pain

  I’ve been struggling emotionally. Personal frustrations, disappointments, and losses. Friends going through traumatic things. Being unable to help them. Unanswered questions of why and how come. Frustration. Sorrow. Grief. Uncertainty. Confusion. Pain. Pain. Pain. All different kinds. It’s worse when they all coalesce. Meld together in complexity making them larger than they are alone. […]

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

    Everyone is affected by trauma. It’s easy to fall into the comparing game and belittle our pain when we hear the reports of tragedies like shootings, plane crashes, and weather disasters. But that’s not wise. Those things are indeed traumatic and your trauma matters too. If you don’t do something about it, you’ll […]

A lesson in connection that will change your life

A Lesson in Connection that Will Change Your Life

    Connections. They’re part of being human. We’re always looking to get connected in some way and the right connections can change your life. I learned a lesson in connection at Tribe Conference 2017 that changed my life. It can change yours too if you’ll do the connecting.   Are you ready? It was […]

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 […]

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 […]