Mental Illness and Work

We were created to work. If we look at Genesis, even before the fall, Adam and Eve worked. Work does not look the same for everyone, but it is something that we should do. Work can be raising children, housework, a career, volunteering, or anything that makes a difference in the world. For many of... Continue Reading →

Break Time?

It has been a long while since I’ve blogged, thank you for sticking with me! I’ve been busy finishing up my bachelors and now that I’ve finished, I plan to get back into the swing of things. To return I wanted to write to you all about it being okay to take a break sometimes.... Continue Reading →

All Around Health

"You find when you pursue a life of greater health and happiness, you then treat the body you have with dignity, respect, and absolute care." – Dale Roberts There are three areas of health that we often mention and are important: mental, physical, and spiritual. Those three areas of health go hand in hand, they... Continue Reading →

Three Lessons From My Husband

My life has always been hectic, with continuous changes. I have consistently been fighting depression and anxiety for the last 12 years. Sometimes I would feel steady and other times I would have deeper pits of depression. Here is a diagram to show what I mean: If you would like more information on mood disorders... Continue Reading →

Types of Counseling

Here is my long-awaited blog on counseling types. I know many of you have been looking forward to this as well. I learned about counseling theories/types in an accelerated master’s class at Crown College. I’m here to share the knowledge I now have so that anyone thinking about counseling can make an informed decision on... Continue Reading →

Two Stories

I am going to share two stories that only few know and it takes vulnerability to do this. Summer 2014 I had been severely depressed and suicidal for years and I decided I wanted it to end. My family went out to my birthday dinner, but I decided not to go. I sat at my... Continue Reading →

Do It While Afraid

“Feel the fear and do it anyway.” On this New Year’s Eve I am about to do something that brings me fear and anxiety. I am reminding myself that I can do this and I will be okay. Its all about perspective, right? Fear is a liar. Fear robs use of joy and success in... Continue Reading →

Counselor, Doctor, Pastor

This was not a blog I had planned to post, but as I was praying this morning it came to me. If you’re not a Christian I still recommend you read this post, but I also understand if you’d rather not. Either way you are loved and appreciated. So often we can forget who God... Continue Reading →

Times of Rest

As the holiday season is here there is so much going on. It can be hard to truly rest in the Lord. Even if you're not a Christian, it can still be hard to take a rest. Here is a blog I wrote over a year ago, but I think it's a good reminder to... Continue Reading →

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