True Kindness Stories to be Grateful for

True Kindness Stories to Be Grateful For

    November is National Gratitude Month. It felt trite so I asked a group of people. How do you feel about the focus on gratitude every November? Many felt like I did—it shouldn’t be just one month—it should be every day. But there were others that said they loved it and it was inspiring. […]

What in the world does it mean to be kind

What In The World Does It Mean To Be Kind?

  Many say our world needs more kindness. But what does it really mean to be kind? Is it just being nice instead of being mean? Being nice doesn’t sound world changing to me. True kindness must be something deeper.   CHANGING THE WORLD THROUGH KINDNESS I delved into the meaning of kindness when I […]

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. […]

5 Ways to calm your perfectionism

5 ways to calm your perfectionism

  Perfectionism. It’s a term I didn’t apply to myself until I began writing about it. As I read about perfectionism and the way it affects people I saw myself in ways I hadn’t before. It was upsetting. I read many negative side-effects to perfectionism and that only increased my anxiety. I needed to calm […]

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 […]