Moving From Struggling Through to Abundant Life

Moving From Struggling Through to Abundant Life

I’m sick, but not THAT sick.  

I have a head cold. I did the right thing and had a sick day off work to rest and get well. That was on day 3. After a couple of days of taking things easy, I decided that the worst was over and re-emerged into my daily commitments, although at a reduced capacity. I was still sick, but not THAT sick.

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Making Friends with Monsters

Making Friends with Monsters

How I Use Gratitude to Defeat Stress

I haven’t been coping very well lately. There has just been too much to stress about: stuff going on at work, uncertainty around next year, changes with jobs for both my hubby and my son, not to mention my daughter’s wedding in two short weeks. It has just been all too much, and...

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The Secret to Surviving Stress

The Secret to Surviving Stress

This week has been overwhelming. The steady waves of complicated life just seem to keep coming and coming and coming. It’s been relentless. Stuff going on at home, a really busy season at work, a friend’s cancer diagnosis. The list just seems to get longer and longer. I could go on, but you get the picture. You have your own relentless life and your own overwhelming list.

 

So, how do I deal with this well? I find myself wanting to withdraw, wanting to cry, wanting to give up, but having to keep going. The secret to surviving this season is...

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When I Thought We Were Leaving

When I Thought We Were Leaving

Recently my husband applied for a job overseas. It was one of those 'follow your heart' dream opportunities. After 7 weeks of planning to leave, just in case, it all fell through. The End.

Then it dawned on me. We’ve been living differently since we thought that we would be leaving soon. I can look back and see lessons that I have learned that I may not have learned any other way.

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