I've read several articles about "functional" anxiety and depression...though, by definition, anxiety and depression impair functioning... However, in today's world, we recognize we still have to somehow live our lives... When people picture anxiety and depression, they often imagine the extremes. We picture that commercial where depression is the robe that never leaves us. Or we … Continue reading A Rose by Any Other Name…
In the field I work in, it is estimated that up to 67% of us experience high levels of burnout...something we can experience at any time in our careers, not just the later years. Combine my drive with perfection and my world-view that tells me to put everyone else above myself: I am a prime … Continue reading It’s a Process
for me, summer is not a good time of year. It brings out the worst in me, and the hotter it is, the worse I get.
WE ARE NOT MEANT TO DO THIS ALL ALONE...
In single life, you don't have to let anyone in. You don't have to be vulnerable and wonder if they can/want to handle it. There is always fear in vulnerability.
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart...
I am praying that, even with the proverbial "hands tied," I get to be hope in a hopeless world, as I am tapped into the ultimate source of hope.
You ever care so much for someone that you would take all their pain? But, we can't...it's not possible.
When I read these passages, I am reminded: my body & this earth are not my own. I am meant to be a steward of them, and take care of them.
I used to think my path was about being a voice for the voiceless, but, I've discovered that no one is truly voiceless.