Spring time is here! As so many others, you too have probably already scheduled your spring cleaning that includes storing your winter clothes and unpacking your spring wardrobe, making an appointment with your yard man and of course house cleaning. Why is spring cleaning in these areas so necessary? Well, first you want to dress … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Your Mind
I recall the most minor things that would place a major fear in my heart like: Sleeping all alone and wondering if monsters were underneath my bed... Walking into a pitch black dark room and not finding the light switch... Starting school for the first time and wondering if anyone would like me. Today, I … Continue reading Do Not Fear the Unknown
We have heard the clichés. We are familiar with the omens. And after you glanced at your calendar this morning there was probably a feeling of anxiety that tried to overwhelm you. Heck, I even know some people who stayed at home today because they feared something bad would happen! Stop the madness in your … Continue reading Friday 13th Doesn’t Mean Bad Luck!
It’s a new day; week, month and season! Sometimes when you step into the new it requires something old to be left behind or to fall back. This can include internal and external factors. Let’s focus on an inner conflict; specifically, fears. Fears can hold us hostage mentally and block us from desired achievements, as … Continue reading What Fears Are Holding You Back?
We are often advised or reminded how important it is to block out distractions. But before these diversions can be blocked, they must first be recognized. Most people do not realize when they are being distracted until after they are faced with the consequence of not paying attention. And what are the things that daily … Continue reading Learn How to Recognize Distractions
We live in a world where it is pretty much considered a norm to be labeled by social stigma. Those affected often tend to internalize these negative and unfair beliefs that others have about them. In my book of memoirs, I talk in depth about how the effects of stigma hinders many people from enjoying … Continue reading Being Resilient in a Stigmatized Environment
You have probably heard the phrase “Take life one day at a time”. But depending on what's going on in your, life getting through one day can seem extremely challenging. I recently posted on how we can take control of anxiety and fear that fights to manage our lives. And when I am starting to … Continue reading One Hour Leads to One Day
How do you view unpleasant events when you are having a not so good day? A ‘bad’ day can happen to anyone right? Or do tragic things only occur in the lives of certain people? You might think or feel as though only bad things happen to you or that you are some how destined … Continue reading Controlling Anxiety When Tragedy Strikes
If you were asked right now on the scale of 1-10 with 10 representing extreme depression or sadness, what would your honest response be? Your answer would be contingent on a number of factors. For instance, the kind of day you are having. Whether or not you are in the middle of a crisis. And … Continue reading How to Handle Depression as a Christian
Those who work extensively with people such as clergy, doctors, teachers, police officers and social workers are often at risk of experiencing burnout. You don’t have to work in these professions in order to experience burnout. In fact, you can be retired or assuming the role as primary caregiver for someone and have the symptoms … Continue reading Are You Suffering from Burnout?