Category: Depression


The one thing no one tells you about anxiety.

What happens when our fears are based in truth. Something that has happened in the past, (a loss), something that we know will happen (a presentation at work), or something we see on the news. These are legitimate fears grounded…

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It works for you, but not for me.

For me, I realize that where I’m at shows how much I have healed. I pray that while you may disagree with me and you may find my faith annoying, you will still listen to my story, and do your best to keep an open mind. 

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Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

  My first attempt at a Vlog, (yes that is a word), sharing a little bit about my journey with Hope and Laughter, and the things that I have struggled with whether through faith, writing, fitness, diet, pretty much all…

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Making God’s Truth a Reality.

We can read the Bible, we can go to church, we can pray, but ultimately unless we really and truly believe it, and internalize it our lives can’t truly be transformed. We have to change our thoughts before we can…

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5 Unexpected Lessons from our Detox

When Mark and I set out to do this detox, to say I was skeptical was an understatement. We have done detox’s before and sometimes have been successful and other times we gave up before we finished. The times we…

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The problem is the pattern and we can break it.

             Before my decision to share with you guys my struggles and triumphs in my journey with depression and anxiety, I was working on finding solutions for myself. I would try to read anything, and…

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Cycle of Depression.

It seems so many scientists abandon their belief and so many believers abandon their brains.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…………..right?

Four Tips for Surviving the holiday’s. Are you asking yourself this question this Christmas? Is your anxiety at an all-time high and at the same time you feel bummed out by all the “happiness of the season?” (Kind of like…

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Depression: A pruning process instead of a prison sentence.

Pruning means to trim, by cutting away dead or overgrown branches or stems, especially to increase fruitfulness or growth.We blossom, grow and are more beautiful than we were before, but the process is painful, arduous, and sometimes ugly.

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It’s a win,win.

It was one of the best summers of my life. I met my best friend in that kitchen. We would listen to music, dance and crack 1200 eggs, by 7am. Making grilled cheese for 400 people and fries in the deep fryer was both hysterical and a blast.

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