On your journey to healing it is very important to have a SELF-CARE TOOLBOX. Your toolbox should be filled with strategies and resources that'll help you along your journey giving you the strength to continue.
“Setting boundaries is a way of caring for myself. It doesn’t make me mean, selfish, or uncaring (just) because I don’t do things your way. I care about me, too.” – Christine Morgan The Journey to Healing (Phenix, Arizona) According to Google, #Boundaries are limits set by people in order to create a healthy sense of personal … Continue reading Making “Sense” of Boundaries
"Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it." Proverbs 4:23 NIV As we are ending 2019 and entering 2020 I thought that it would be important to reflect on the people in our lives and their place in our "heart home". When I first started counseling my counselor told me … Continue reading Your Love Lives in Your Heart
"Even if I should choose to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will think more of me than is warranted by what I do or say, or because of surpassingly great revelations. Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, … Continue reading I Am Grateful
“When making the decision to begin your healing journey, the first and only step is choosing yourself first over anything and everyone, every day.” -Lindsey Janelle Making the decision to begin my healing journey was not an easy decision for me to make because I started thinking about all of the things that I was going … Continue reading When I Stopped Circling the Mountain
"Be... don't try to become" -Osho As I sail along on my SELFship (see previous blog post for background), I realize that negative thoughts and actions were creating holes in my ship causing it to sink. The holes came in the form of toxic behaviors and traits towards myself, my family, my child (future blog), … Continue reading BE…
On this journey called life we are sailing many different SHIPS… SELFship A SELFship is the most important SHIP you will ever have; it is the relationship with yourself. You have to learn yourself and understand what makes you tick… what makes you… well… you. It is very important to get to know yourself first, … Continue reading The SHIPS of Life