Everything Will Be Okay, It Could’ve Been Worse

"Everything will be okay," and, "It could've been worse," are two of the most deaf-toned responses to someone who has suffered a loss, survived a traumatic experience, or in the midst of a difficult time. What these two phrases do is actually dismiss any of the emotions the person suffering are experiencing. About three weeks ago … Continue reading Everything Will Be Okay, It Could’ve Been Worse

Girl, Routine Can Make Me Neurotic If I’m Not Careful

I'm not kidding girl, routine can make me neurotic if I'm not careful and I'll tell you why in a minute. But first, can I get a high five for realizing this about myself? It's like a huge exhale. Who knew it was so important to be curious, especially when it comes to yourself. Over … Continue reading Girl, Routine Can Make Me Neurotic If I’m Not Careful

Do You Know A Modern Day Pharisee?

Have you ever heard of the word Pharisee? I hadn’t until a coworker of mine used it as an analogy to describe someone they knew. My coworker explained the Pharisees were similar to people who know it all and make you feel guilty for not following their lead. Next came Google. Nine articles, a few passages, and one rabbit hole later, I came to this conclusion of who the Pharisees were in a nutshell.

Judge, Jury, and Executioner – Guilty As Charged

This past weekend was interesting. I had a few conversations with different people about vastly varying topics that all came together (somehow) on one of the drives home. Ya know, during the debrief conversation with the Hubs after an all-day social outing. Everyone does that, right? These conversations can be either enlightening or argument inducing, … Continue reading Judge, Jury, and Executioner – Guilty As Charged