Tags archives: family

  • Ever Have Trouble Putting Your Phone Down to be Present With Others?

  • I think we can all can agree that technology is a huge influence in the shaping of our lives and relationships. That's why I'm a huge believer in placing healthy boundaries around our technology. It's something I have been writing about for about 6 years, especially after being heavily influenced by the work of my friend John Dyer in his book, From the Garden to the City: The Redeeming and Corrupt[...]
  • Are You Feeling Anxious or Depressed?

  • Since Mental Health month is this month, I want to encourage you in two ways: If you find yourself feeling anxious or depressed, I really encourage you to reach out and get the help that you need. If you know someone who is feeling anxious or depressed, I encourage you to reach out to that person and to be present with them in the midst of it. I took a few minutes between clients to say [...]
  • What is your anxiety cutting you off from in your life?

  • When I was 11 years old and began to experience traumatic grief from the death of my mom from breast cancer after a five-year battle -- my anxiety manifested itself in the form of stuttering. And stuttering, or my fear of making a fool of myself in front of my classmates cut me off from many aspects of life. It cut me off from participating in the joy of reading out loud in class (something [...]