Are You a Peacemaker or a Peacekeeper?

What is the difference between these two words? On the surface they seem to be the same, yet when you really dive into it they are very different. For a large part of my life I have worked at being a peacekeeper. Which means, trying to make sure everyone is happy, walking on eggshells, andContinue reading “Are You a Peacemaker or a Peacekeeper?”

Singing and Miracles

I look for God’s hand in my life everyday. More and more I see the little miracles when God is watching over me. Some ways are obvious and others are subtle or not even realized until long after. Looking back on my life, I see many hard things as the blessings or gifts they areContinue reading “Singing and Miracles”

Using Invisible Counselors

I have had some amazing experiences with clients when walking them through guided meditations. I use a meditation during a session if I think the client needs to move into a more relaxed state and open their mind to additional options or considerations. I also use it at the end of a session to ensureContinue reading “Using Invisible Counselors”

Perhaps My Biggest Admission Yet

I woke up today knowing I have a lot of homework to get done but also knowing it is Sunday. When I said my prayers last night I asked for help in being able to manage my time and focus. I asked for help so I could get my homework done and spend some timeContinue reading “Perhaps My Biggest Admission Yet”

Conquer Trauma – We All Have Some!

I Know this isn’t a fun subject but it is really important to understand, especially right now. First, we all have trauma in our lives. The important question is how do we work through trauma and have we processed it in such a way that it isn’t burdening us in our adult lives. The goodContinue reading “Conquer Trauma – We All Have Some!”

EcoMeditation – Boosts Immunity, Reduces Stress and Anxiety

I will just start by saying I couldn’t think of a good picture for meditation. But pictures of my adorable puppy Ellie watching me create this blog makes me feel peace, joy, and blessed. I have been wanting to blog about meditation for quite a while and during a time like this, meditation becomes evenContinue reading “EcoMeditation – Boosts Immunity, Reduces Stress and Anxiety”

Learning Self Care

When I first started on this journey of growth and healing, people would say “you need to take care of yourself”. Honestly, I had little to no idea what that actually meant. At that time, my self care consisted of regular exercise, good nutrition, and getting my nails and hair done. The last two ofContinue reading “Learning Self Care”

Insights From Rome – Part 1 of 2

I went to Rome in February.  It was a major step for me, since it was the first time I had taken a vacation, for more than 10 days, in 15 years. It was also the very first time I would be taking a vacation alone. I loved every minute of this trip. It representedContinue reading “Insights From Rome – Part 1 of 2”