1. Wait Wait Wait

    Have you ever been waiting for something, and it seems like you are never going to get it? Have you ever waited for something for so long that you have lost hope that you will ever get what you were waiting for? What do you do while you wait for a job, an acceptance letter, a new car, a house, money, a spouse, or anything else? Waiting is hard. It’s like telling a child they you are going to Dis…Read More

  2. The Joys of Summer

    Some people LOVE summer and some people HATE it. I’m in the LOVE category. Summer opens up opportunities that winter does not. Summer has been known to be a mood booster. The sun shines and it stays light later. I love when I drive home from work at 8:00pm and the sun is still shining. It is these little parts of summer that I find joy in. Where do you find joy? Maybe you’re having trouble fin…Read More

  3. Bullying

    Bullying is something that some of us are all too familiar with. Bullying can affect someone’s life in a way that is so incredibly hurtful that it is almost incomprehensible. Bullying stays with someone for a very long time. It is possible to get through it but it always stays with us. Individuals and groups of people (the bullies) have no idea about the ramifications of their behavior. They are…Read More

  4. Saying Good-bye to the Winter Blues!!

    Finally, it is that time of year.  We can put away our boots and winter coats and break out the sandals, shorts, tank tops and even bathing suits.  For some people, your heart just sank when you read, “bathing suits.” Believe me, I understand. Isn’t it crazy to think about how much weather affects our mood?  It affects our mood so much that there is even a diagnosis for it, its called Sea…Read More

  5. When There Is Nothing To Say

    Have you ever had a moment when you were at a loss for words?  Maybe your best friend just told you that her mother died.  Maybe you just found out you lost your job.  Maybe your child comes to you pouring their heart out.  Sometimes moments happen in our lives and we just don’t know what to do or say.  I’m here to tell you, that’s okay.  Sometimes there are just no words.  It’s oka…Read More

  6. But What If They Don’t Like Me?

    As a society we are so afraid of what others will think of us.  Granted, I know there are a few people out there who really could care less of what others think of them.  They are who they are and they are proud of it.  As for the rest of us, we may struggle a little in that area.  It’s not exactly that we are not proud of ourselves; we just get caught up in what society thinks.  There is n…Read More

  7. Physical Intimacy

    When was the last time you made love? I don’t mean when you last had sex; anyone can have sex. But when did you and your husband or wife really connect at the level where your souls met? The beauty of love is found in that deep place where we meet soul to soul, heart to heart, seeing each other in the vulnerability of openness – defenses down and masks off. “I see you,” was the beautiful p…Read More

  8. Fear…it can steal a lot from us

    Fear is powerful. It steals joy, happiness, adventure and opportunities from us. Fear works its way into our minds and hinders us from living the life we were made to live. Everyone has experienced fear at one point in his or her life. Even those people who you think are “fearless,” they aren’t. At some point I bet they have been afraid. It is okay to be afraid but it is not okay to let fear…Read More

  9. 10 Things To Lessen Your Stress

    Who hasn’t felt stressed at one point or another?  Sometimes life begins to get stressful and we feel as through we have no control over it.  Even if we feel like we don’t have control over the stress in our lives, there is always something we can do to help ourselves.  Sometimes the stress is so significant that we feel like there is nothing we can do will help.  Try a few of these things…Read More

  10. Seeking Help: is it a Strength or Weakness?

    "Everyone Has Scars, They Just Aren't As Visible As Yours." - Anne Eliot Everyone goes through struggles throughout their lives.  Life is not easy.  Relationships end.  We lose jobs.  We fail a test.  We lose a loved one.  We have money problems.  Our children are struggling in school.  They get bullied.  We get diagnosed with an illness.  We think we are ugly.  We are too fat or too th…Read More