Anxiety Help, Mindset, Spiritual Direction

I Had a Rough Month And This Is What It Taught Me

Let me tell you about my September: I started teaching at school and began to have anxiety and nightmares about the undisciplined classes where middle school students were exhibiting every kind of disturbing behavior. Then I found out that I had to move out of my dream home in a couple of months. Not only… Continue reading I Had a Rough Month And This Is What It Taught Me

Mindset, Self Love

How I Learned Self-Forgiveness from Pickleball

"Oops! Sorry!" I apologized to my new partner, a complete stranger who was experiencing my ability to totally whiff the ball for the first time. "You don't need to apologize to me. That's the way the game is played...we get some and we miss some." She shrugged as if it was no big deal. "Okay.… Continue reading How I Learned Self-Forgiveness from Pickleball

Mindset, Personality, Self Care, Spiritual Direction

Could your car be giving you a message about your relationships?—Here’s what my car’s breakdown taught me

On the fourth of July, I had just pulled out of my driveway to go meet some friends for dinner and fireworks, when the check engine light came on and the D (for drive) started flashing. If you don't know what that means, it means you better stop the car immediately because something is up… Continue reading Could your car be giving you a message about your relationships?—Here’s what my car’s breakdown taught me

Anxiety Help, Mindset

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