16 09, 2020

What can I do to rest?

2020-09-16T06:49:55+00:00

In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.           (Psalm 4:8) Rest is critical for obvious reasons. When you rest, your body renews itself, you regain focus, your mood improves, and you tap into your creative energy. [...]

What can I do to rest?2020-09-16T06:49:55+00:00
9 09, 2020

How do I deal with rejection?

2020-09-09T06:22:16+00:00

  The Lord will not reject his people; he will not abandon his very own possession. {Psalm 94:14} Rejection, whether done subtly or overtly, can sting or have devastating effects on a human being. God created us with a deep internal need for intimacy, love, and acceptance. Our souls thrive when we [...]

How do I deal with rejection?2020-09-09T06:22:16+00:00
2 09, 2020

How can I deal with negative opinions?

2020-09-09T08:55:59+00:00

“The tongue can bring death or life…” {Proverbs 18:21a} People will always have opinions about your life and the decisions you choose to make on a personal level. Whether that looks like what you wear, what name you give your child, how you parent, or who you choose to marry, [...]

How can I deal with negative opinions?2020-09-09T08:55:59+00:00
25 08, 2020

How can I be there for a hurting friend?

2020-08-26T08:46:28+00:00

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for a time of adversity {Proverbs 17:17} A friend of mine has this to say about trouble: “Trouble is like a monkey, one day it’s on your tree, the next, it’s on mine.” Hard times will come, and how [...]

How can I be there for a hurting friend?2020-08-26T08:46:28+00:00
11 08, 2020

How can I cultivate healthy relationships?

2020-08-12T09:28:11+00:00

“I know you more, and I don’t love you less” - Dharius Daniels It takes work to have healthy thriving relationships. Relationships that work see both good days and bad days. They may experience the fire of conflict but still retain openness, love, mutual respect, authenticity, and trust. Sometimes it [...]

How can I cultivate healthy relationships?2020-08-12T09:28:11+00:00
5 08, 2020

How can I learn to love myself?

2020-08-05T09:48:33+00:00

But you, LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high {Psalm 3:3} The idea of loving and appreciating oneself may seem strange to some people. Depending on your upbringing and/or personality type, you may find it hard to take a compliment or receive [...]

How can I learn to love myself?2020-08-05T09:48:33+00:00
29 07, 2020

How do I deal with conflict?

2020-07-29T09:16:56+00:00

Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction? {Amos 3:3} In an ideal world, conflict would never happen. You would be in relationships that never break down or with perfect people with whom you agree with all the time. But the reality is that relationships fall apart, misunderstandings [...]

How do I deal with conflict?2020-07-29T09:16:56+00:00
22 07, 2020

How do I develop Emotional Intelligence?

2020-07-22T08:17:04+00:00

    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. {Proverbs 15:1-2} Have you ever noticed how your emotions can either positively or negatively affect those around you? For example, you [...]

How do I develop Emotional Intelligence?2020-07-22T08:17:04+00:00
15 07, 2020

Why do I struggle with self-doubt?

2020-07-15T08:42:40+00:00

  “Our doubts are traitors. And make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” –William Shakespeare in Measure for Measure Everyone struggles with bouts of self-doubt. And if left unchecked it can rob us of great opportunities for growth. Self-doubt can mask itself as perfectionism or [...]

Why do I struggle with self-doubt?2020-07-15T08:42:40+00:00
14 07, 2020

How do I keep my mental health in check?

2020-07-14T08:02:34+00:00

During this pandemic, many may be feeling a sense of disillusionment and fear which can affect ones wellbeing greatly. If you find that you are struggling, it is normal given the circumstances. Here are some ways that you can continue to keep your mental health in check. 1. Boundaries A [...]

How do I keep my mental health in check?2020-07-14T08:02:34+00:00