5 Steps to Escaping the Trap of Guilty Anxiety

One of the foremost causes of anxiety in my life right now is feelings of guilt. I have never really learned how to properly process guilt and deal with it in a healthy way. This creates a lot of problems for me, considering the fact that I struggle so much with moral perfectionism and scrupulosity … Continue reading 5 Steps to Escaping the Trap of Guilty Anxiety

Sunset Revelations: When Obsession Meets Optimism

Yesterday was a gorgeous day. When I left work shortly after 5:00 p.m., the sun was still shining and it truly felt like spring. It was one of those days that just called me outdoors. In fact, when I arrived at home, I didn’t even go into the house. I parked the van in the … Continue reading Sunset Revelations: When Obsession Meets Optimism

Striving for Success, Searching for Significance

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – D.L. Moody I came across a documentary this morning called “In Light of Eternity.” The film chronicles the travels of Francis and Lisa Chan to East Africa, where they partnered with an organization that is … Continue reading Striving for Success, Searching for Significance

Foundations: Finding the Courage to be Imperfect

“Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.” – Brené Brown I came across this quote on twitter this morning (tweeted by @theparentcue), and it deeply resonated with me. Just last night I was talking to a close friend about how insecurity connects all of our fears … Continue reading Foundations: Finding the Courage to be Imperfect