Spring is here! It is a nice, cool and sunny day. Then why are you feeling anything but sunshine? Why do you feel the darkness of the blues? Do you recall how long you have been feeling this way? You may or may not remember. Sometimes feelings like this have a way of sneaking up … Continue reading Why Am I Sad on a Spring Day?
Right now, you could be anxious about your final exams and analyzing the consequences of not receiving the grade you desire and need. This very moment you could be seeking a momentary escape away from managing the schedules of teenagers and the demands of a toddler and newborn. You could be surfing the Internet trying … Continue reading Are You Suffering from Burnout?
One of my favorite quotes is from the movie, Forrest Gump "Life is like a box of chocolates." Why? Because if you have a variety of options, as you do in life, you truly never know what you are going to get. Chocolate lovers have different taste preferences. What might taste scrumptious to one might … Continue reading Ever Feel Like Your Life is a Mess?
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
Have you ever felt like you were constantly chasing after storms? Who intentionally chases a storm other than a storm-chaser? You have seen the news reports or documentaries that show meteorologists or storm lovers in their vehicles speeding behind a tornado or flying over a hurricane. And you have thought to yourself... They must be … Continue reading Are You Constantly Chasing Chaos?
Life will cause us to experience natural storms that will temporarily inconvenience us. Then there are the every day storms that interrupt our days in the form of difficult obstacles, unhealthy stress and broken relationships. What do you do when a storm uproots your life sending a tornado of chaos into your day? Recently, storms … Continue reading Being Thankful in the Process
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
During my devotional time this morning I was reading out of the book of Proverbs as I seldom do. It is a book filled with wisdom that we can apply in our every day lives and in every aspect. But are we always listening when wisdom is speaking? Sometimes we can be so full of … Continue reading God is Always Working His Plan
Keys, cell phone, wallet... At some point or another, we have all either lost these items or miss placed them. And other than the temporary inconvenience we got over it and pretty soon it was categorized as another "don't cry over spilled milk" accident. But what happens when you temporarily lose control of things like … Continue reading Have You Ever Lost It?
The most wonderful time of the year is just two days away! Right now, you are probably taking a quick break from cyber shopping, running errands and getting ready to stampede the next store on your list. It is exciting buying things for those you love or even those less fortunate. This is the adrenaline … Continue reading Filling the Void During Christmas