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?
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
The other day my husband and I went to the movie theatre for the first time in two years. We wanted to see Redeeming Love, a movie based on a wildly popular book by Francine Rivers, which parallels the story of Hosea. I wondered how the book would play out on film. More … [Read more...] about Relentless Love, Redeeming Love
Well it’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s and I’m plum worn out. Everything was lovely and exciting and fulfilling, and exhausting. Every year I try to psych myself up to get ahead of the game with shopping, preparations, and all the trappings that feel necessary in the … [Read more...] about The Gift of Rest
This post on working through our feelings and not stuffing our emotions was originally posted in 2018. As I work with clients in 2021, through the tumultuous world events that we are all navigating, many of us feel hurt. Some of us still compartmentalize our emotions … [Read more...] about When You Hide Your Hurt, You Can’t Find Healing