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2020

New Year’s resolutions are nothing more than a promise made and a promise broken. How many have you actually kept? Sure, there are a few who successfully quit smoking, and some who lost a significant amount of weight. There are the few admirable souls…

A Time to Prepare

The holiday season is here, and I have a point to make. Advent is the best part of the holiday season! Advent is my favorite part of the holidays because Advent is for everyone no matter what your beliefs are. It doesn’t matter if…

My Turn

Anxiety tortured my mother and my daughter, and now, it’s found me. My head is spinning. I’m crawling in my skin. It’s like the walls are about to cave in. I feel overwhelmed and anxious. I hate this. My heart is pounding so hard…

Let’s Talk About Anxiety!

You know someone who has it. Maybe you have it. Anxiety is a mental health disorder that affects 3 million Americans every year. It’s more common than heart disease or diabetes. Everyone has felt anxiety at some point in their life. You cannot be…

So What’s in Your Mental Health Tool Box?

You’ve got a cupboard full of supplements that you use to make your morning shake. You’ve got a drawer full of vitamins that you researched thoroughly. You work out and track your steps and calories burned. You are on top of your health! You’re…

Mental Illness is a Brain Disease

Mental illness is not a choice. Mental illness is not something a person can just snap out of Mental illness is not something someone can recover from if they just try harder Mental illness in kids cannot be fixed by putting your foot down…

Share Your Story

As an advocate for mental health and those fighting mental illness one of the things I am most passionate about is ending the stigma that surrounds mental illness. I want everyone to feel as comfortable discussing their mental illness with friends, family, and coworkers…

Why Should I Care?

You don’t have a mental illness. No one in your family has mental illness. In fact, you can’t think of a single person you know who has mental illness, so why should you care? Because though you don’t know it, in fact, someone you…

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Mental health is something everyone should care about, and I mean everyone. Why? Well, consider the following facts: 1 in every 5 adults in the United States experiences a mental illness every year. 1 in 25 adults in the United States experiences a serious…

Living in Our Disrupted World

One of my favorite sermons was delivered by Pastor Rob Bell on his Podcast aptly named The Robcast. The sermon is called The River, The Mountain, and You. It’s the second episode of his podcast and it’s worth checking out if you like podcasts….

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