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 […]

roller coaster tick tick tick

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 […]