Where other attempts at self-improvement may fail you, consistent self-care never will. The benefits are HUGE. The cost: Time and effort. The reality we know is that anything worth having takes time and energy. Why is it so hard for us to consistently make self-care a...Read more
“It is not what you do one day. It is what you do every day.” This is so important. If it is what you ate today, missing the gym, missing your Bible reading, or whatever it may be that did not go according to your plan, gift yourself grace. The variety and...Read more
What is your “bounce back-ability?” When life seems to knock you down, how fast can you pop back up? It reminds me of boxing. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Think how fast an animal that flies pops back up when the wind knocks it back. Life does that to...Read more
When I was 21 years old, I was raped by my then best friend/former boyfriend. This will come as a shock to some readers who know me because I never reported the rape, which actually happened on two separate occasions, and I never told almost anyone in my life. At that...Read more
Why in the heck would a Special Agent become a Beauty Consultant? Many people told me during my seven-year career as a Special Agent that they thought I had the coolest job in the world. All told, I had served the government for a total of ten years before my...Read more
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