Mental Health

Arm Yourself For Fit & Faithful Living

There is so much more to our health than hitting the gym and mastering our dinner plate with excellence. Have you ever considered there was more to achieving your health goals than just a rock-solid diet or exercise plan? Not only will you conquer these two avenues, you’ll go deeper in the trenches and tackle comparisons, insecurities, and mental struggles that thwart the very health goals you set out to accomplish. In this 14-week whole [...]

Oils of the Bible – He Provides

“There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise” (Proverbs 21:20). Oils are referred to in the Bible over 300 times, and indirectly about 600 times.  We can learn a lot just from the few verses listed here. There are more references in the Bible.  I have found these to be the most common oils of today that were used in Biblical times.  I use all of these oils below and [...]

4 Ways to Reduce Leaky Gut & Gut Yeast – and How to Fix It

If you are feeling many of the following symptoms, you may have what they call LEAKY GUT or YEAST BELLY. fatigue chemical sensitivity lack of energy upset bowels bloating rectal itching bladder issues stomach irritant thyroid issues constipation low immune system digestive issues feeling lousy there are actually more… We have good bacteria in our gut, but sometimes that good bacteria is replaced by bad ones.  In fact, if we don’t have more than 80% good, [...]

5 Deep & Transforming Strategies to Make your Life More Awesome

We all deserve a healthy thriving life – regardless of our circumstances, but our current health circumstances (mental or physical) can steal our joy and hold us hostage (too busy, too fat, not enough time, no energy, too unforgiving, too bitter, bad genetics, nutrition frustrations).  If you’ve sought out self help books, health programs, blogs, personal trainers, wellness and life coaches or mentors, I commend you!  You are pressing to add depth, purpose, growth, adventure and spice to your life and not waste the [...]

What Legacy Are You Leaving Behind?

I came across a little boy this week who knew Easter to be filled with Easter egg hunts and big meals, like Thanksgiving.  I asked if he went to church on Easter.  He said he stopped going when they moved about 3 years ago.  On St. Patrick’s Day a few weeks ago, millions celebrated with green clothing, green brew, green themed parties and green little leprechauns.  I soon realized many adults don’t know much about [...]

Be Strong

Sometimes I don’t feel that strong, in fact, I feel flat out weak – no matter how many pounds I can lift.  Being strong in the physical is very different than being strong in the spiritual.  It’s different in the emotional or mental sense as well.  We may be giants on the outside but at times we can feel as small ias nfants on the inside. We as humans are strong, but we are more than that.  We [...]

Stressed With the Home Load?

Sometimes it’s not what we do, but how we do it that changes everything. “I have to do laundry again!” instead of “I get to do laundry”. Of course this might work on someone who has matured in their years and experienced the have-not’s in their life time, but what about those younger blossoming tweens that have always experienced the have’s?  And we can even ask ourselves, what about us, those adults who have generally experienced [...]

4 Solutions to Kick Your Emotions & Mind in Gear

  Going outside and working out is a fav for me and some of my friends, but it’s not for everyone.  Sometimes there is more going on, on the inside of someone, that is holding them back from enjoying all God called them to be and do. Sometimes we can feel inadequate in certain situations. For example: Let’s say you want to join a gym because you are needing to lose 20 pounds.  You walk [...]

Don’t Fill In the Blanks

Don’t Fill In the Blanks Social Health  Sometimes when I hear a story it starts off so great, but then I realize this story is heading down the wrong path. It ends up being turning in to gossip. One of my daughters is going through the great saga of learning to distinguish gossip from normal conversation. She says it’s hard to figure out what is what but also hard to get away from it.  I [...]