3 Ways to Love Yourself Through Any Storm

3 Ways to Love Yourself Through Any Storm

“You’re still fat.” 

“You shouldn’t have said that to her.” 

“See, you ate like crap and now your face is breaking out ~ well done!" 


These are the kinds of thoughts that used to plague my mind on a daily basis. I felt like I never measured up and like I never would. I judged myself harshly for every shortcoming, every mistake, every bad choice. No matter how well I did in one area, there were always lurking thoughts at the back of my mind threatening to punish me for every other area I hadn’t mastered yet. 


Does any of this sound familiar to you? It wasn’t until...

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Forgiveness, Emotions, Mental Health, Health and Wellness

3 Ways To Reign In Your Anxiety

3 Ways To Reign In Your Anxiety

Has anxiety been getting to you lately? It’s understandable. There’s a lot of craziness happening in the world right now. It can be a real struggle to focus on the positives when you feel like you’re slowly going cray-cray inside of your house. 


Honestly I’ve been okay until today...

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Anxiety, Mental Heath,

How I Learned to Control my Emotions

How I Learned to Control my Emotions

Throughout my life I’ve chosen to forgive; a lot. From my birth mother choosing to keep me a secret over having a relationship with me, to hospital staff accusing me of faking an illness so I could stay close to my baby (turned out to be cancer), to being molested as a child by a family member, to being excommunicated by family for loving Jesus, I’ve had many opportunities to stay bitter and angry. I’ve chosen not to stay in that frame of mind for many reasons (see here) but at first I didn’t know HOW to truly forgive. 


As a teenager I internalized everything, nursed and rehearsed my hurts, and lashed out often. Once I learned this one thing, it changed everything for me and so I’m sharing it with you in hopes that it will benefit you as well. Here is it…

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