Love yourself as much as you want to be loved. OK, so what comes after self-acceptance? Being kind towards yourself. Once you know who you are and what you have to offer to the universe, I need you to focus on the way that you treat yourself. You have no idea how many times I… Continue reading In the Name of (Self) Love
Self-Acceptance: Loving Who I am
“Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.” ― Heath L. Buckmaster, Box of Hair: A Fairy Tale Click here to access the Self-Acceptance Worksheet: Self-Acceptance Worksheet Self-acceptance is usually the first milestone towards self-love. I struggled… Continue reading Self-Acceptance: Loving Who I am
Learning to Love Yourself
The very first step (and most important step) for achieving wellness is learning to love ourselves. If we have to be honest, I think we all struggle with loving ourselves from time to time. Here are a few signs that you or someone you know is struggling with loving themselves: Engages in unhealthy relationships Cannot… Continue reading Learning to Love Yourself
Peaceful & Happy
When you seem frustrated or unhappy with a given situation sometimes people's go to response is, "you just have to learn to be content." Others, will tell you, "don't you dare settle for your current situation!" So which is right? What is the difference between being content and settling? To be content means to be… Continue reading Peaceful & Happy
We Will Be Happy!
"Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not." - Valerie Bertinelli I've opened about my battles with depression. An update - yes, I am still taking antidepressants and going to therapy. Has it made… Continue reading We Will Be Happy!
"But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that… Continue reading Even When!
Relationship For those that have felt a little lost recently and feel in their heart it's time to return to God's embrace I hope this message will encourage you and perhaps even provide some guidance. Even if you didn't completely leave to go off and do your own thing like the prodigal son, it's important… Continue reading Coming Home
Lost and Found
“A common mistake we make is that we look for God in places where we ourselves wish to find him, yet even in the physical reality this is a complete failure. For example, if you lost your car keys, you would not search where you want to search, you would search where you must in… Continue reading Lost and Found
Don’t Loose Sight
"When all you see is your pain, you loose sight of me." - Papa (God) The Shack Inevitable, but NecessaryI learned this really early on in life - Pain is inevitable. At some point during our life we will experience great pain. We can't avoid it; there is no promise of a pain free life.… Continue reading Don’t Loose Sight
The God of my Weakness
"No one enjoys feeling weak, whether it is emotionally, spiritually or physically. There is something within the human spirit that wants to resist the thought of weakness. Many times this is nothing more than our human pride at work. Just as weakness carries a great potential for strength, pride carries an equally great potential for… Continue reading The God of my Weakness