If you are looking for encouragement, education and guidance, you have come to the right place! Read on for inspiring messages to help you move beyond limiting beliefs, to understand challenging emotions and gain the motivation you need to make positive changes in your life

Beautifully Broken

As we see a tree that has fallen in a forest, over time a variety of vines and moss cover it.  Making the tree beautiful in ways it has never been.  The brown bark becomes covered with renewed beauty.  Sure, …

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Drowning in a Sea of Anxious Thoughts…

Many people have experienced some form of anxiety in their lifetime at varied levels. What does it feel like for someone who struggles with anxiety nearly every minute of the day? When my own anxiety was at its highest level, …

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Should we Take the Path of Least Resistance?

As I walked down the gravel road by our family cabin this past weekend, I watched the water from the spring thaw flow down the side of the road.  Along the way, fallen limbs blocked the flow of water and …

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See the Joy in Every Moment

Do you feel like you are always seeking more of something? Maybe it’s more time for self-care or maybe it’s more willpower for your diet, or more confidence and less anxiety… Why is it that we never feel we have …

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Savoring the Unplanned

I am a planner. Having a schedule and being prepared gave me a sense of control in my life when I was dealing with the undiagnosed social anxiety disorder. And now, even though I no longer have social anxiety disorder, …

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Heaven on earth?

Can we experience our lives with presence, pure joy and peace?  I’ve contemplated what in my own life feels like heaven on earth.  I believe that in these times, I’m living life through my heart more than my mind.  In …

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What We Say About Ourselves has Impact!

We all have so many thoughts going through our minds all day long. We worry about the future or dwell on the past. We may even allow self-defeating thoughts to impact our mind and body. What we say about ourselves …

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Guest Blog: Parenting a Child with Selective Mutism

Welcome to my guest blogger this week:  a parent of a child who had Selective Mutism (an extreme form of social anxiety disorder).  Please note that her name is not included to protect the privacy of her child. *** I …

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