Marriage is not always an easy road; it’s filled with bumps, holes, and at times can feel like it’s paved with broken glass. It’s not a forgiving environment for couples who have a lot of conflict or offend easily. Fighting is inevitable in any relationship, but all too often our … [Read more...] about Fighting to Win in Your Marriage
There is so much pressure on you, Mama. An endless stream of advice and books and perspectives- so many voices telling you all the things you should be thinking about and implementing as a parent. It can be overwhelming and exhausting to try all of these things, and even just … [Read more...] about Focus Your Parenting on Repair
It is quite an interesting but exciting season for me right now because at the end of August, me and my husband will welcome our first child! It is a season full of learning, waiting, resting (at least trying to), savoring and preparing. I made it through the first trimester woes … [Read more...] about The Right Kind of Preparation
There have been so many times I’ve thought about all the reasons why therapy isn’t worth it. Even as a therapist myself, I find myself thinking: Is this really that bad?There’s other ways I’d rather spend my money.It’s too hard to find the time in my weeks.Can they really help … [Read more...] about Why Go To Therapy?
These days it’s not uncommon to look around and see people just going through the motions; not hot, not cold, just existing. Maybe the last two years have thrown a wet blanket on our zest for life; or maybe our days have felt like wash, rinse, and repeat. Whatever the cause, I’ve … [Read more...] about When Life Feels ‘Meh’
This is a true story. Last November I sought a functional health doctor to combat swollen joints and possible arthritis. I knew inflammation was an issue and wanted to explore a holistic route prior to going to a rheumatologist. I am not ready to go on a bunch of prescription … [Read more...] about Anxiety over Health Concerns