Dealing with Feelings – the Logical Way

Dealing with Feelings – the Logical Way

You can’t let go of something you don’t own. This (^^) is quickly becoming my new mantra in regards to dealing with difficult emotions. So many times, our instinct is to turn away from difficult or painful feelings. We deny them or mask over them because we don’t know...
WOTM: ASK

WOTM: ASK

When I think of the word “ask”, I immediately think about the give and take relationship, and I associate asking with the receiver in such an exchange. During grad school, I had to take this course on how theology and psychology interact with each...
Why I Love Profanity

Why I Love Profanity

I really love that I cuss. Like, it might be in my top-ten-favorite-things-about-myself list. It is not, however, on my husband’s top-ten-things-I-love-about-my-wife list and realizing this caused me to get curious about why I love profanity so much. To the day I die,...
…on self-care and why February sucks

…on self-care and why February sucks

Today is March 1st and honestly, I couldn’t be happier for February to be over. Historically, February is always the hardest month of the year for me. Whether you call it the Winter Blues or issue a formal diagnosis of Season Affective Disorder, I have spent...
…the glance that knows

…the glance that knows

I don’t really get poetry. Which is kind of surprising since poetry is 99.9% about expressing feelings and ideas (something I’m kind of into), but it’s a form of writing I’ve never really been able to connect to. I think it’s because...