I was standing at the top of my mess, trying to look like I had all things together, but I was dying inside, I had no idea how to handle it anymore. I hit the final straw, and everything came tumbling down.
In the midst of these inner battles with stress and fear consumed me and my thoughts and my life, my dad got sick and died of cancer in a matter of 30 days. Through this pain and spending time with family and friends I decided I was done with fear and anxiety. I was done letting my life be filled with the worries about tomorrow and I was going to count my blessings today, because tomorrow may never come.
The smallest mistakes would put me into a downward spiral of self-loathing that took me out of any form of productive growth I had started to see. I’d take two steps forward and fall 10 steps backward.
We’ve arrived, food talk! 1/3 of women are on a diet. I don’t intend to discourage you, but you must know, diets are one of the biggest scams of deception that exists right now and are the cause of many weight struggles in society today. I believe that our over focus on food and theContinue reading “Food, Diet and how to find Your Unique Eating Lifestyle”
You want better health, better weight, less sickness, less body-image issues – God is the only way (trust me, I’ve tried pretty much everything else). You won’t arrive at the perfect weight or look, probably not ever, but especially not without God being your main focus in your pursuit to better health. God finds youContinue reading “Primary Food: Faith/Spirituality”
Career wellness is defined as engaging work that provides personal satisfaction and enrichment and is consistent with our values, goals and lifestyle. Looking at your career, could you say that this is true? We spend most of our time at work or at school and, for some of us, doing both. Our lives and choicesContinue reading “Primary Food: Career”
Meditation is a practice where an individual focuses the mind on a thought or activity. We are called to meditate on what is true, honorable, righteous, loving…. and as I said earlier, what we choose to think about will either fill us with death or life, blessing or curse. It’s our choice (Deuteronomy 11:26) So, what are you spending your time meditatingContinue reading “Condemnation vs Conviction – The difference is life or death”
Relationships are the foundation of life. We were created by God for a relationship with Him, and we see in Genesis that God knows that man alone is not good, so Adam and Eve had each other as a gift for relationship. Our primary goal in life is to have a relationship with God thatContinue reading “Primary Food: Relationships”
The reason that physical activity is on the list of top important primary foods is because of the release of positive chemicals in our brains that reduce stress and anxiety while leading to mental clarity and calmness. When the curve balls of life come at us and begin to create a stress response in ourContinue reading “Primary Food: Physical Activity – Movement is worship”
I spend a good amount of time thinking, planning, and agonizing over the food I ate, what I’ll eat next, what I shouldn’t have eaten in the past and how to eat better in the future. Food is one of the biggest contributing agitation in my internal and external battles. Yet it’s the one of the least influential partsContinue reading “What Food Deserves Your Attention?”