A few weeks ago, I shared how we should start our years off on the same page as our spouse. We don't have to be the same person, but we do have to make an effort to compromise and share goals with each other. The best way to get on the same page as your … Continue reading Start with Me
At the beginning of this year, I made a commitment to lose weight that I've gained over the past couple of years. Since starting (and finishing!) the 21-Day Fix from Beachbody, I've been able to not only shed some pounds, but shed some bad habits as well. My anxiety stems from emytophobia and agoraphobia. Although … Continue reading How Exercise Has Helped My Anxiety
This post was #sponsoredbyfaithwords. I was not required to give a positive review, so my review is my honest take on this book series by Hannah C. Hall. I’m so thankful for the opportunity from Faithwords to read this book for free! I’ve enjoyed the other books that they’ve recommended to me as well, such as Pull … Continue reading A New Book Series for Children!
Somebody needed to read this today! I was writing about a totally different topic, but I felt led to share this one. So, if you're reading this, my message today is for you. Every year, one of my plans is to overcome anxiety. And of course, every year, I still struggle with it. Yesterday, however, I was … Continue reading I Didn’t Bring Anxiety Into 2019
I have plans. Lenny has plans. We have plans together. But which ones are we going to focus on in 2019? I really like to plan. It's how I handle waiting for God to move in our lives. One day last year, I was planning in my head, and I realized that my plans did not … Continue reading Start this Year on the Same Page
This post was #sponsoredbyfaithwords. I was not required to give a positive review, so my review is my honest take on the book Dead Sea Rising by Jerry B. Jenikins. I’m so thankful for the opportunity from Faithwords to read this book for free! I’ve enjoyed the other books that they’ve recommended to me as well, such … Continue reading Dead Sea Rising by Jerry Jenkins
Although I have focused on a word each year since I graduated from college, I haven't started documenting my words until last year. My word for 2019 is commit, based on Psalm 37:5 "Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act." I was going to explain to you what the word … Continue reading My Word for 2019
I took this template from last year's post to compare my progress from this year. I'm so thankful for what God has done through this blog and how I've grown as a writer. Thank you for all your support! This year, people from fifty-five different countries have viewed my blog. I've always said that I wanted to … Continue reading Best of 2018
I pray that you all had a lovely Christmas season! This past week, I posted a lot about the holiday blues. I'm happy to report that I didn't have the holiday blues this year! Remembering that the holiday season is about Christ and His redemptive work in our lives, remembering to include my husband in everything I … Continue reading No Holiday Blues Here!
I guest posted on Crystal Twaddell's Made to Brave blog this week about depression during the holidays. Unfortunately, it is a sad reality that more people are depressed/suicidal/anxious during this time of the year than any other time. As I've said before, depression and anxiety go hand in hand. Anxiety is high energy fear of the … Continue reading The Worst Kept Secret: Depression