All of us experience some level of fear in our lives. The degree to which fear shows up and impacts our lives depends, in large part, on how we observe and even engage it. You see, the moment we begin to observe fear, we have given ourselves some distance from it, a little bit of separation from it, and we can begin to see it from a little bit of a higher perspective. By doing so, and incorpporating other techniques, we can begin to put fear in its proper place — the backseat.
Published on Sep 18 @ 10:04 AM CDT
As parents, a natural worry is whether or not we are doing what is best for our children. How many times have we agonized over the decisions we are making for our kids? Right now, a huge question facing many families across America, and understandably creating anxiety, is what to do concerning the upcoming school year. Moving forward with helpful tips, tools, and resources can help ease the stress.
Published on Aug 12 @ 9:14 AM CDT
One thing we can be certain of in life is that there will be uncertainty. And, for most of us, with uncertainty comes fear and anxiety. Since living with anxious thoughts is not only exhausting, but it is also not God's desire for us, it is helpful to understood helpful tips and tools for experiencing peace even when our life, and even our world, feels uncertain.
Published on Aug 10 @ 12:24 PM CDT
It doesn’t take long in quarantine for us to take a long hard look at the walls of our homes and go, “when can I get out of here?” This feeling and the loss of normalcy and routines that haven’t been replaced with concrete paths but rather questions is called ambiguous loss. This kind of loss tends to complicate our experience of grief. However, when we understand the ways grief manifests in our lives, we can better process losses.
Published on Apr 15 @ 1:14 PM CDT
The COVID-19 quarantine is a different experience for each of us. While there are likely some similarities, each of us has a different and unique take on how we’re being impacted — our daily routine, our family, our friends, and our mental health. Simply put, we’re all experiencing a storm, but we’re not all experiencing the same storm. By identifying your “storm,” you can lean into resources that might be helpful during this time.
Published on Apr 14 @ 10:26 AM CDT