The mind is a vessel that travels deep into the oceans of the unknown Into the depths of darkness and uncertainty that we try to steer clear of Thoughts, conscious or not, spiral out of control as we fight to stay afloat -Jen, xo
When Insomnia Strikes
Being sleep deprived Can play some tricks on the mind I don't want to play -Jen “She picked up the pieces of her life and created something beautiful. From that day forth she shone like the sun and changed the definition of broken.” –Randall M. Core
Do You Remember?
How do you leave things in the past? Words spoken, feelings broken How do you forget the emotion behind their words? Heart aching, hands shaking The animosity? The name calling? Tears flowing, the insecurities and not knowing what to do How do you move on and forget the past? The anger and sadness echo through… Continue reading Do You Remember?
Please Help the People of Texas
Hi all, Due to the catastrophic storm 'Harvey', in Texas, many people and animals have been left without homes, food and have lost their lives or the lives of their loved ones. If you can, please make donations to some of the organizations in Texas. If financially you can't, please keep Texas in your prayers… Continue reading Please Help the People of Texas
Tonight I am sleeping over my grandmothers houses because I have class in the morning and need my family to watch my son. Normally, I would be home, in my own bed, cuddled up with my husband and then Saturday morning he would watch our son as I go to class. But hubby accepted a… Continue reading Sleepless Night…
Just because life knocks us down, it doesn't mean we have to stay down. Take life's difficulties and turn them into lessons. Learn from your mistakes. Realize that your tears don't equal weakness. Your exhaustion doesn't equal laziness. Know your worth. Be you biggest cheerleader and learn to motivate yourself. Life is tough, but it… Continue reading Wisdom Wednesday
When I have a lot on my mind, I find that coloring calms me. I love all of the new grown-up meditative coloring books being sold now a days. When I color, it allows my thoughts to freely move about. With each thought that passes through my mind, I'm able to feel each emotion and… Continue reading Meditative Coloring
What I pray for on a daily basis is for God to grant me inner peace. Inner peace is difficult to find when suffering with anxiety. The many thoughts, memories, feelings and worries that run through me, leave me exhausted and on edge. What I am learning in therapy and through meditation, is to try… Continue reading Motivational Monday
Should We be Accepting of our Emotions?
So many times during my bouts of anxiety, which is often, I know that there is no reason to be worried or thinking about what I am. However, It is so difficult to stop the thoughts and emotions on the spot. It can be incredibly frustrating because many times I understand the irrationality of my… Continue reading Should We be Accepting of our Emotions?