We Remember Our Fallen. Memorial Day is right around the corner and each year it proves to be a difficult week. This year I’m hopeful for a different experience because of my time with Gold Star 500. Discover how a 4 Day Bike Ride brought unimaginable healing to this combat veteran. Wake Up Call: My… Continue reading We Remember
My greatest therapy for healing is LAUGHTER. Truly, it has been the balm to my wounded soul and is the elixir to renew my hope. I’m embarrassed to tell you how long I went without laughter…but I will because I do my best to be honest with you. *sigh* For the most part of 5… Continue reading The secret to PTSD Management: Laughter
I found myself in a funk, unable to engage in adult conversations and laugh when jokes were told. At first I thought I was crazy; however, then I realized my lack of response was due to being out of practice.
During my 3 week social media fast, taken during January 2019, a lot of internal *stuff* happened. Have you ever had a time like that? They’re kinda crazy, aren’t they? I released not a mountain of shame…a mountain RANGE of shame around my parenting. If this was the only things that came out of my social… Continue reading Can God move Mountains?
Sometimes terrible things happen… …and it stops us in our tracks. But did you know it doesn’t have to be that way? I didn’t. PTSD has been a big part of my life the last decade (and by big part I mean a central focus and all-consuming mental force).BUUUUUT you do not have to live… Continue reading How to live when we know terrible things happen
Guess what? I’m conducting a Social Media Weekend Experiment for 2019. You read that right, aaalllllof 2019, only 10 “ish” months to go — I’ve been doing it for 60 days now. Here’s the backstory: When I broke my social media fast the last week of January I did not like the impact of being… Continue reading Social Media Weekend
In the last blog I shared that I did a social media fast in January hoping I’d learn all this *amazing* stuff about myself. Nope. I unearthed a lot of junk! And this is my big takeaway….and a friendly reminder to you….no matter what has happened today (yesterday, 3 years ago…)….. You are loveable and…..
What I learned when I took a 21-day social media fast: These things aren’t pleasant – I’m not quite thrilled with the results because of the truth of them. Ugh, not the “happy” euphoric things that I thought were going to be revealed. These were uncomfortable truths….. 1. Instead of going to God when things… Continue reading 3 Lessons after a 3 week Social Media Fast
Priorities are a reflection of what matters in your heart and soul. At the end of your life, people will remember you by your priorities.
Living with trauma has brought a lot of changes in my world and those differences made me feel as if something was WRONG with me.