The short answer: When they need it. The long answer: It took me years of struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, and ADHD to finally realize I needed help. I had no idea the way I was feeling wasn’t normal. Nor […]
So much of my life is spent imagining what life could be or will be or should be or would be. Rarely am I doing things to make it what I want. Sure, I plan to take action. I obsess […]
Sometimes I secretly hate Cristmastime.
I hate guilt.
How is it that you can feel multiple feelings at the same time? Last night I felt the warmth, peace, and joy of the Spirit at the exact same time as I was feeling both scared and annoyed. I was sitting […]
Before I had kids I spent a lot of effort making Sundays special. I wore my church dress all day, I didn’t watch TV and I only read gospel-themed books. I was a young adult with a still-kind-of-new personal testimony of […]
Just that word makes me feel all relaxed and cozy. Right now I’m sitting by an open window where there’s a chill breeze wafting about and it’s absolutely hea-ven-ly. Especially since it has still been 90 degrees every day. But it cools […]
If you have many friends who are LDS (Mormon) you may have seen social media inundated with General Conference quotes, memes, and impressions this weekend. I know I have, but that makes sense since being Mormon I tend to know a lot of other […]
Today I came across this Facebook post from last year: “While I’m at it with all my irritable rants: if you work in the mental health field, UNDERSTAND MENTAL HEALTH!!! My psychiatrist is great but one of her nurses was all […]
Moms need to be less selfish. We selfishly worry about being THE BEST at everything. We have to be the BEST mom that makes the BEST Bento Box lunches and snaps the BEST Instagram photos of the BEST Pinterest parties for our BEST dressed, BEST behaved kids […]
It’s 12:49 AM on Tuesday and I am finally getting to the blog post I started thinking about at 6:45 this morning. Actually that was yesterday morning. Dude, I need to go to bed. Ok so I did go to […]
A post about hope.