As I pondered life the other day, I was struck by a powerful analogy about staying focused despite surrounding chaos. I recalled my older daughter’s high school theater days, when she constantly participated in productions.
Many families are starting to gather again for the first time in 2 years this Thanksgiving. What a wonderful, beautiful event to gather your family and friends again for a holiday! At the same time, there is excitement and angst warring with each other.
I’m good at a number of things. But I’m also frazzled, undirected, and overwhelmed by choice.
It’s hard to get through your day when your energy levels are low. It’s easy to feel lost, distracted, uncertain or unclear, and that can lead to mental well-being suffering.
My husband, Jon, is my person. Yes, just like Christina and Meredith on Grey’s Anatomy. Come on, tell me you know the reference!
Our bodies are wired to alert us of danger. We feel it first, then our mind catches up. We sense danger with fear, so it can be a good emotion to have in a dangerous situation.
4th of July is my favorite holiday of the year. Happy Independence Day! Yes, my favorite holiday of all time is not Christmas or Thanksgiving or even Easter…it is 4th of July!
I wanted to be in the best shape of my life by today. I’m NOT! I wanted to be a published author by today. I’m not! I wanted to be a millionaire by today. I’m not! I wanted to be a world wide traveler by today. I’m not!
Let’s face it, the voice of a parent is powerful to a child. Their beliefs can become our beliefs very easily. Children are impressionable; they are learning day by day based on their experiences and exposures.
I’m a small-town Oklahoma girl living the big city life in Houston, Texas with even BIGGER dreams. I was an elementary school teacher turned marriage and family therapist with a passion for helping families live their best lives.
Jesus' Daughter, Wife, Mom, CEO, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, High-Performance Business Coach, Podcast Host, & Professional Taco-Eater
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