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How to Trust in God When Life Doesn't Make Sense

It doesn’t matter how long a person has been walking with God—if they tell you they never struggle with trusting in God, duck, because their nose is about to grow.   Whether you are new to your Christian faith or…
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3 Surprising Benefits of Negative Thinking

Can you expect to think negative thoughts about yourself, your spouse, and your situation and expect to be happy?   No, that’s not possible.   But is all negative thinking bad? Believe it or not, there are…
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How Not to Care What People Think

I have met two types of people in my years as a coach: Those who let their fears hold them back and they live a life of frustration. Those who pretend they don’t care what others think and live a life of lies. Neither…
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What To Do When Someone Does You Wrong

Have you ever been let down by someone? I mean royally hurt by the very person you thought was your ride or die.   No one gets through life without being let down. Sometimes we’re unintentionally hurt by the mistakes…
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5 Reasons You're Not Hearing From God

Have you ever had times in your life where you feel like God is ignoring you? Perhaps you’re going through a crisis and you feel like He is nowhere to be found. Or maybe you are at a major crossroads in your life and are in…
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How to Break Up With Anxiety and Get Your Life Back

Anxiety can rob you of peace and joy. After all, it’s not possible to continually think negative thoughts about yourself and your situation and expect to be happy. But when anxiety isn’t dealt with properly, it can grow into…
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4 Clues to Determine if Something Is From God

Sometimes I wish God would whack me over the head with a two by four to bring clarity into my life. But that’s not how He works. Rather, God likes to be pursued.   He says, “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure…
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How To Set Boundaries With a Toxic Mother

As a counselor and coach, I’ve see women negatively affected by toxic mothers in my practice more than any other hurdle they encounter in life. And nearly every time, I witness these women expecting their bad mothers to miraculously…
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3 Lies You’re Probably Telling Yourself Without Realizing It

Have you ever wondered why your life hasn’t turned out the way you expected? Is it bad luck? Or someone else’s fault? Or God’s plan? In my counseling and coaching of women I have seen that there are three subtle lies that…
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The Effect Broken Mothers Have on Their Daughters

In a previous post, I talked about 5 signs of your your mother is toxic.   While every story I hear about a bad mother is different, there is one thing they all have in common—the traits they leave behind. Please…