Journey of Self Discovery

Journey of Self Discovery

There is a lot of information available for self-help and personal growth, so where do you start. First off, I don’t think there is a wrong direction to go when you first get started. You are just getting started and that is the first step. Be curious as you go on...
Silence is Part of the Problem

Silence is Part of the Problem

One of the goals of mental awareness month is to let individuals know that it is ok to admit that you are not ok. The phrase “it’s ok to not be ok” is about breaking the silence and give encouragement to ask for help. Many times, when we know something is not right...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May was first designated as mental health awareness month in 1949. The primary intent was to raise awareness to break the stigma surrounding mental illness and the physical and mental barriers to seeking help. It is amazing at this time in our society how much more...
Directing Your Thoughts

Directing Your Thoughts

“Always do right. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” Mark Twain Sometimes, the storms of our lives come in such intimidating forms, they can cause us to lose hope. A storm can be an adverse situation, which we encounter, or it may be a person who...
Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide Awareness Month

As we begin the month of September, it is a time to remember this is suicide awareness month. Like other months designated to increasing awareness of specific topics, these reminders are really designed to encourage us to be aware of these topics all year round....
Stillness

Stillness

One of my favorite times of the day is in the morning. I just finish my morning workout and go outside to cool down and just sit. Sometimes, I will do some breathing exercises, other times I will start reading and then reflecting on a devotional. In the moments of...