New Podcast: Unstuck

New Podcast: Unstuck

I am so excited to be launching a podcast in which I will be having conversations with people about their journeys of being “stuck” and…

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Spilled Molasses

Spilled Molasses

A couple of days ago I was preparing a quick meal for supper. I am sure we had something going on that night. Softball. Flag…

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Let Me Do It

Let Me Do It

Almost every day, at least once, my four year old will approach me with a task she wishes to accomplish. The way in which she…

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Let Go

Let Go

I turn 40 tomorrow. I had a friend ask me the other night what I had learned in my 20’s and 30’s. I struggled to…

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Underground Battles

Underground Battles

A few people I know have recently sworn off various social media sites. Not a bad decision. I certainly have entertained the idea…especially during the…

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The Anorexic Soul

The Anorexic Soul

Several months ago, at the prompting of a friend, I started attending a local boot camp type of daily exercise class. Its actual name: Burn…

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Deeper and Truer

Deeper and Truer

The inauguration is taking place. I am not watching. Instead, I am writing. To be writing again feels like my own tiny act of defiance….

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Secure Enough to Explore

Secure Enough to Explore

Middle school. MIDDLE SCHOOL. I have heard adults look back and bemoan their experiences…and dread these years for their own children. The more my time…

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About That Picture

About That Picture

I took this picture today after my daughter rode her new electric scooter for the first time. Isn’t it a sweet picture? It was a…

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Arms Tired, Feet in the Mud

Arms Tired, Feet in the Mud

This post is for anyone with arms tired, feet in the mud. My first session with clients includes some pretty basic, standard protocol. I let…

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Clouds

Clouds

I am standing in my bathroom getting ready for church like I do every Sunday, but today is not just every Sunday. Today is a…

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The Kindergarten Crazies

The Kindergarten Crazies

Watching your child start kindergarten is tough. If your child has been home since birth this stretch of time away from family can seem terrifying….

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For What It's Worth: Self-Soothing

For What It’s Worth: Self-Soothing

Therapy is way more than a toolbox of intervention.  Information alone cannot replace professional help. However, information can be very powerful.  So, for what it’s…

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From the Shelf: Angry Conversations With God by Susan E. Isaacs

From the Shelf: Angry Conversations With God by Susan E. Isaacs

For three years at least once a week and sometimes more I made the one and a half hour drive both ways to Knoxville for…

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31 Things You Can Do About Your Depression Today

31 Things You Can Do About Your Depression Today

Depression is difficult to describe. It is a myriad of symptoms spanning the emotional, physical, relational, and spiritual. Is it physical? Is it emotional? Is…

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