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?
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
I’m on a journey. I’ve been on it for at least 25 years. I remember it began with me thinking, “I want to figure out what’s wrong with me and help others.” Twenty five years later, I’ve traveled very far, but have much further to go. Will you join me? Can I explain to you… Continue reading Join Me On My Journey
I constantly have to combat unwanted thoughts. It comes with the territory if you have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). I struggle day-in and day-out, monitoring my thoughts and deciding how to respond to them. Two areas that my mind and emotions like to worry over are my personal performance in life and how I keep… Continue reading 3 Ways to Stop Worrying
The other day, there was a roach in our den. I know – gross. I tried to pick it up with a paper towel, but it kept slipping out and landing on my hand. This happened twice and both times I screamed. This made my 11-month-old son scream, well, cry. He saw how I was… Continue reading How We Respond to Life Affects Our Children