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Self-Care for 2020 Holiday Blues: Pt. 3 – Get Moving!

We’re going to keep fighting those holiday blues by building our Emotional First Aid Kits (EFAKs). Remember that your EFAK is completely and totally yours. Your kit won’t look like mine, and vice versa. However, I highly recommend having something in your kit that: Makes you laugh. Makes you move. Helps you express how you are feeling in healthy ways. Enables …

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Through the Shadow of Death

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalm 23:4, KJV It had been days. Between gluing my eyes to news clips and scrolling my phone for social media highlights, I entered into my own world of internal …

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It Starts in the Closet

I was taught that appearances are important…I find more value in working to keep my closet clean – my innermost being, my internal world, my thoughts, spirit and emotions – than looking like I have it all together.

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Check the Forecast

I need to lovingly pay attention when: my mind is cloudy; my body is tired and aching; my heart is heavy; my stomach is in knots; or my body is carrying tension. I need to pause and take care of myself when I’m feeling “partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain.” I need to check the forecast and plan accordingly…before it’s too late.

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As Seasons Change

There are signs that can help us discern when life-seasons are changing. I’m talking about that uncomfortable, awkward period of transition.