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Anxiety Help, Mindset

What We Can Learn About Mental Health from Netflix’s Stranger Things

Part 2 of Stranger Things Season 4 comes out on tomorrow, so let's talk about Part 1 now. "Running Up That Hill" by Kate Bush was the number one download on Apple Music for a reason. The reason was this scene, the scene that portrays what anyone who has suffered from anxiety or depression would… Continue reading What We Can Learn About Mental Health from Netflix’s Stranger Things

Self Care

What Daylilies Can Teach Us About Protecting Our Energy

When I first learned that a daylily flower lasts for only one day, I cried about the shortness of its beautiful life. But once I thought about the bloom as just one piece of the whole plant, I realized that a piece had to die for the good of the whole. And daylilies do not… Continue reading What Daylilies Can Teach Us About Protecting Our Energy

Education, Journaling, Matters of the Heart

Body Talks: Listen to the Messages from Your Body

Our bodies are giving us messages all of the time. Chronic pain or unusual disorders (like a skin rash) often appear when we are not listening to something important that our intuition is trying to tell us. Our physical body manifests the urgency to get us to pay attention. Photo by RF._.studio on Pexels.com Let… Continue reading Body Talks: Listen to the Messages from Your Body

Spiritual Direction, Ways to Pray Series

The Spirituality of a Sweat Lodge Ceremony

When I was 19 years old, my family went to visit my brother in Montana. He had committed to a year of living and working with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). While we were visiting, the Cheyenne treated us like their own family and offered us the experience of participating… Continue reading The Spirituality of a Sweat Lodge Ceremony

Book Reviews, Education, Energy Work

You Can Heal Your Life: A Book Review

LInk Here The Breakdown: Louise Hay was a self-healer, a guru of positive affirmations, and a pioneer teacher of how your mind can heal your body. She reached millions of people through her books and appearances on television. This is her most famous book and was originally offered as a more in depth follow up… Continue reading You Can Heal Your Life: A Book Review