"The apple doesn't fall far from the tree."Have you ever heard that saying and wondered, "Yeah, but this apple fell freaking 500 yards away from the tree." Are you an apple that didn't fall even close to the tree and sometimes you wish you would have? Or maybe, you did fall close to the tree… Continue reading Three Things to Consider When You Feel Like No One Understands Your Dream
Let me ask you something - when you get dressed in the morning, what's the first thing you think about doing? My honest answer? I have to pee, really bad. This mama has a banged up bladder the size of an orange these days after giving birth to three beautiful babies - when it's time… Continue reading Battle Ready with God’s Armor: What Are You Wearing?
Warning: We are going in deep, ya'll. Don't be nervous, this is a tough one but you can do this. Okay, you ready? Good ... How many times have you played the Martyr Card in your life? What's the Martyr Card? Martyr Syndrome is when someone perceives themselves in a constant state of self-sacrifice and… Continue reading It’s Time to Quit Playing the Martyr Card
Challenging Our StoriesIf you haven't read part one of this post, please do so before you continue with this one. Now, if you've done any personal development work, you learned pretty fast that we can't control our triggers - things that give us flashbacks or bring up something we aren't quite sure what the heck… Continue reading Part 2: When Old Stories Show Up in New Chapters
Have you ever looked at a photo of yourself and cringe? Maybe you thought you looked decent but, oh, those "Hulk" arms were a bit much? All that extra skin hanging down from your arms creating bat wings large enough for you flap away into the night. Oh, what about those stretch marks? Don't forget… Continue reading Part 1: When Old Stories Show Up in New Chapters
The headline gives it away, doesn't it? If not, let me spell it out - I am a recovering people pleaser. If I don't keep my anxiety in check, I am a woman riddled with fear and worry of what others think of me and whether or not they are upset with me. This is… Continue reading Finding Your Voice in the Little Things
What is self-care? Or, I guess, the more important question - what isn't considered self-care? For one, it isn't selfish. Self- care is necessary for one's well-being - emotionally, physically, spiritually. And as much as a part of me hates to admit this - it's not a reason to go out and spend a bunch of… Continue reading Self-Care Is More Than Retail Therapy