It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

I’m overwhelmed. And I'm not going to pretend that I'm not. I won’t pretend I have everything figured out right now. I just want to be honest with y’all. The events of the last few months have been extremely hard for me to handle emotionally. With covid-19, multiple senseless death tragedies, and riots hitting too... Continue Reading →

5 Things You Should Know about Therapy

Mental health, physical health, and spiritual health are all beautifully intertwined. As a believer in Jesus, I am called to steward my mental, physical, and spiritual health with wisdom and discernment. One way that I take care of my mental health is by going to therapy regularly. Therapy has been a vital part of my... Continue Reading →

My 2020 Reading List

Good writers read. And that makes me a terrible writer. I have never been a good reader. I struggled through chapter books in elementary school and limped through literature classes in high school and college. I want to read, but I struggle to finish books that I start. I’ve always just accepted that I’m an... Continue Reading →

My New Normal

So, you’re back to normal now? Recently, I’ve been caught in a deluge of this and other assumptive questions about my health struggles. Most people who ask are genuinely concerned about me and ask the question out of care and love. I can’t fault them for it. While it drives me crazy how much people... Continue Reading →

4 Things to Remember about Healing

Brokenness is a collectively shared human experience. Our lives have all been touched by broken things; broken hearts, broken relationships, broken minds, broken bodies… Can what was broken ever be put back together again? Sometimes, the answer is no. Sometimes broken things are completely out of our control and must be placed fully in the... Continue Reading →

Notes from My Empath Heart

“What do you feel?” Whenever this question is posed to me, my heart skips a beat while my brain spins. I always land on the same answer. “Everything.” What a beautiful mess life is when you feel everything. Until just recently, I didn’t even know that it was possible for people to feel less than... Continue Reading →

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