Hi Reader, I’m Hoping You Can Help Me Out

I'm spending some time getting serious about knowing who you are. I know that 99% of my readers live in the United States. Most are female. There are a few men...I'm grateful for all of you. Age wise it breaks down like this: 18 - 24 year olds make up 2% of you 25 -...

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Hygge – The Word Everyone Is Talking About

Years ago I came across the Dutch word Gezelligheid. It doesn't really translate to English but it's similar to our word "cozy." I think it’s similar to Hygge, the word everyone is talking about. I wrote a lot about it in my book Renewed.   My favorite word for...

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Anxiety – A Primer

I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor, Author, and Teacher at a local university. My tagline is "help for hurting people." Last week I sent out an email asking my subscribers what they wanted me to write more about. Two popular topics were grief and anxiety. So here's...

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A Letter to Parents of Young Ones

  Dear Moms and Dads of Young Ones,   Someday your children are going to grow up and become your best friends. Your family is going to bring you more and more joy with each passing decade.   I don’t know how I didn’t know this but I didn't.   I...

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