So what do you do to stay on top of it all when you are emotionally burned out? To be accomplished, and courageous, and resilient in any situation I use these simple strategies!
This past winter I went through my traditional winter blues. I craved comfort food, extra sleep, and movies. When this happens I know I need personal intervention. But how? How do you pull yourself out of a slump when you just don't feel like it? I have learned that part of this for me is [...]
Isn't living simple supposed to be...easy? The dictionary says "simple" means straight forward, uncomplicated, and effortless. Yet, what I have come to realize is that being intentional about a simplified life takes Herculean effort, has lots of complications, and is definitely not easily understood in a world of more, excess, and maxing out on everything. [...]
Just a few short years ago I went through a massive personal crisis. I had given up my life career to take on another dream. Motherhood. I loved it. I had prayed for it. I was living it the absolute best way too. I mean, I knew my kids sleep schedules, I faithfully read to [...]
I was meeting one of my good buddies early one morning this week at a coffee shop to catch up on life and sharpen iron before the days activities began. The alarm woke me up a little before 6AM and as I rolled out of bed I heard the rain hitting the roof. When rain [...]
Recently I had someone I wanted to try and meet up with and they couldn't. It got me thinking about how much we max out our lives and then can't find time for people. So as not to confuse you that this was a one time ask and during the end of the year, I [...]
"So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image." -2 Corinthians 3:18 (NLT) I'm sitting in my office today watching the last of the [...]