are you a basketcase?!
Sometimes when I mention that I am a Certified Professional Recovery Coach, people dismiss the possibility that they might benefit from working with me. They immediately picture the addict, fresh out of rehab as the person needing a “Recovery Coach”. But the truth is, not just addicts need recovery. Everyone who hasn’t reached their full potential in maturity is in need of recovery. If you fall into that category- you might be in need of recovery from trauma. Trauma is anothe
the yellow brick road
Have you ever felt like part of you really missed out on something in childhood? Like, maybe you weren’t allowed to jump on the bed, maybe you wanted nothing more than to grow up, or perhaps you had a childhood like mine that was robbed of the carefree wonderment of being a kid way too young. We spend the majority of our lives as adults, and the idea that childhood is fleeting doesn’t become understood until it’s much too late. There is such simple joy in the way a child look
What are RCs & why do I need them anyway?
If joy is the feeling that we get when someone is glad to be with us, How come so many of us don’t feel joy in situations with people who supposedly love us? When we learn all about this “joy” stuff, why do some of us start looking around and wondering where all the people are that can be glad to be with us so we can feel joy. Many of us assume that no one is ever glad to be with us and that must be the reason why we don’t feel joy. But I think we might need to consider turni
Reading in Nehemiah I couldn’t help but notice that the word “repaired” was repeated over and over again in Chapter 3. This passage is all about how Nehemiah found the walls of Jerusalem in ruin and was inspired by God to have them rebuilt. Often when I think of “walls” I think of the walls that I’ve put up around my own heart to protect me. My walls have been used in the past to keep everyone out… including those I love, and even for some time, to keep God out too. I’ve spen