Progress Over Achievements

Hustle over here, hustle over there, get a side hustle. Hustle. Hustle.  When will it ever be enough?  Covid forced our lives to come to a screeching halt.  Many of us didn’t want to do anything but snack and take naps.  As places begin to open up and many go back to work, the hustle … Continue reading Progress Over Achievements

Support AAPI Lives

From annie_wu_22 on Instagram I am processing my anger, grief, and fear from Tuesday evening's shooting deaths of 8 people, 6 of whom were Asian and AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) women, in Atlanta, Georgia.  The way the police handle the press conference stirred up my emotions even more. I'm already nervous going outside due … Continue reading Support AAPI Lives

Today’s Inspiration

Fighting the Patriarchy One Grandpa at a Timeby Lisa Norgren A grown man looms behind my three-year-old daughter. Occasionally he will poke or tickle her and she responds by shrinking. Smaller and smaller with each unwanted advance. I imagine her trying to become slight enough to slip out of her booster seat and slide under … Continue reading Today’s Inspiration

Today’s Inspiration

I read this article on the minimalist blog, “Becoming Minimalist”. This article is so inspirational, I had to share. Grab the tissues. Here is the article below by Chris Norton Can you think of a moment when someone’s words drastically impacted your life? Maybe this moment came from a parent, a teacher, or mentor. Maybe … Continue reading Today’s Inspiration

A Mini Manifesto on How to Handle Anxiety

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Philippians‬ ‭4:8‬ ‭ESV‬‬   Our thoughts can give us hope and renew our faith.  In dealing with anxiety, depression, or … Continue reading A Mini Manifesto on How to Handle Anxiety

Anxiety is like a Bad Boyfriend

“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me great joy.”  Psalm 94:19   Recently, I made a decision in my life that was difficult.  I decided to break up a relationship that I was in for a very long time.  I broke up with anxiety because anxiety is like a bad boyfriend.   … Continue reading Anxiety is like a Bad Boyfriend