Sharing My Emotional Healing Journey

I’ve struggled with emotional illness for probably all of my life. In elementary school, I didn’t know what was going on.  I just knew I didn’t feel well inside and was unhappy and that weird things were happening in my mind. Honestly, I didn’t know what was going on until my 30s.  That’s when things… Continue reading Sharing My Emotional Healing Journey

It’s a Party! Celebrating Our 4-Year-Old

We have celebrated two birthdays in the past 2 weeks:  my son’s and my husband’s. Our son turned 4!  I’m just like every other parent who wonders at how fast time goes by.  It’s amazing to see this child growing into such an intelligent preschooler. On the Friday after our son’s birthday, my husband took… Continue reading It’s a Party! Celebrating Our 4-Year-Old

What is True Happiness?

I’ve begun a journey of researching happiness and finding out why it’s OK, even important, to be happy.  I’ve picked up some books at the library and ordered some books on Amazon.  One book that I’m reading, in addition to The Happiness Dare by Jennifer Dukes Lee, is Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth… Continue reading What is True Happiness?

Pursuing Happiness

I am only just beginning to realize how important pursuing happiness is.  For years and years I believed that life was supposed to be hard and sad.  I didn’t believe that God cared much about my happiness.  I believed that he cared mostly about making me holy (step by step, by his Spirit, making me… Continue reading Pursuing Happiness

Fighting Apathy

If you struggle with apathy, you may often have low desire to participate in life.  You may lack interest in or enthusiasm for activities that one typically would consider enjoyable.  Apathy can be a part of depression, but is something that can be experienced on its own. As I think more about apathy, because I… Continue reading Fighting Apathy