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Do you struggle with addiction?

Do you struggle with addiction?

Our society is addicted- to anything! Whether it’s substances, screens, stuff, work, money, food, perfectionism…the list could go on and on. I see people that struggle with addiction and it’s harmful affects on relationships and families every day in my therapy...
I’m a failure

I’m a failure

I’m a failure. I have and will always be a failure…when I try to be perfect. Perfection is impossible. But why do so many people suffer from perfectionistic thinking? Brené Brown, author of The Gifts of Imperfection, says “Perfectionism is a...
Are you a truth teller?

Are you a truth teller?

I’ve posted in the past about the lying voices we listen to in our heads. Tapes of negativity, self-loathing, and catastrophic thinking play on repeat for many people. But there’s one thing you can do to fight these voices…become a truth teller....
Your Identity According to the Gospel

Your Identity According to the Gospel

Who am I? That seems like a never ending question people try to answer in life. People often look to their roles, who others expect them to be, and their innate desires to answer it. Doing this can leave your head spinning with even more confusion. Have you ever...
Speak the Truth in Love

Speak the Truth in Love

Have you ever noticed that the Bible gives us communication guidance and advice? God’s Word helps us understand more about God and what it means to follow Him.  It also guides us on His plan for us as His children and how we should be in relationship with Him...
Give and take in healthy relationships

Give and take in healthy relationships

Healthy relationships require a lot of give and take. You have to be willing to sacrifice and compromise in order for there to be a healthy blend of 2 becoming 1. ‘You’ and ‘Me’ have to become an ‘Us’. Sacrifice is a willing choice...
Talking to your kids about suicide

Talking to your kids about suicide

I hate that this topic is even something parents have to think about, but unfortunately there are times you may need to start talking to your kids about suicide. Suicide is a major concern for people of all ages. According to the National Institute of Mental Health...
Does your relationship look like this?

Does your relationship look like this?

Happy Valentine’s Day! As everyone is focusing on love right now, I thought it would be best to look at what it takes to have a healthy relationship. I am thankful to say that my husband and I have been married for over 17 years and have a great relationship,...
It’s ok when you’re not ok

It’s ok when you’re not ok

Does music help sooth your soul when you’re not ok? It does for me, especially when it’s music that connects me with God spiritually in a way that it encourages my faith and refocuses me on what really matters. The song below is one of those that does...