Unstuck

Four years ago, I was in a funk! It was a difficult time and things just did not seem to be going as planned. I found myself extremely discouraged and discontent. It was nothing earth-shattering—no grave illness or life-altering circumstance. And I had many REALLY good things in my life for which to be thankful. And yet, I felt stuck. Stuck with little hope that things would change. Stuck with a case of the blahs, and a bad attitude to go with it! I had resigned myself to the situation and my pity party was underway. Summer was approaching and everywhere I turned everyone else’s life seemed to be going to well (and we know this is never as accurate as we tend to see it in our own heads). Nevertheless, with all the talk and Facebook and Instagram posts on the excitement of summer plans, trips to the beach, cruises, and “beautiful, perfect-looking” lives, my pity-party was in full swing! Continue reading “Unstuck”

Get Real: Finding Real Strength!

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Where do you find strength when you’re running on empty?  How do you handle the pressures of life that create stress and frustration and leave you feeling weary and worn?  I tend to be pretty independent, a self-starter, a go-getter and therefore often find myself trying to “do it all” and “be it all”.  I like to be in control.  I don’t always find it easy to ask for help.  But when I try to operate in my own strength and do it all I end up frazzled, frustrated, overwhelmed and exhausted.  It’s that Super Woman Syndrome! Continue reading “Get Real: Finding Real Strength!”