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 […]

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 […]

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When Life Is a Roller Coaster Ride Hold Onto Enough

I’m not a huge fan of roller coasters but I like certain ones. I don’t like the steep vertical drops. The tick tick tick tick sound as it slowly creeps up into the sky looking like I’m being jettisoned into space unnerves me. My heart pounds anticipating the drop to come. The fear locks my […]

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I felt like Quitting Until THIS Book Encouraged Me

  Discouragement is a destroyer. How we respond to it makes all the difference. When a sequence of events ran my value through the meat grinder of discouragement it enticed me to quit on my dreams. Encouragement whispered. Don’t quit now. Look at all you’ve accomplished. Remember your article Write Your Story Even if You’re Not […]