Practical Help for PTSD!

practical help for pstd

Women who’ve faced a significant trauma sometimes develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the name given when a person struggles greatly after a very difficult situation. It has been described as a “normal reaction to an abnormal situation.” PTSD affects many more people than combat veterans and people who endured 9/11 closeup. 70 percent of adults […]

Discover Your True Identity and Why It Matters!

How to Recognize Lies

Discover your true identity, and you can battle lies and live from the truth. You know you have an enemy who lies, don’t you? He is Satan, the father of lies. He and his demons tempt you to think rotten ideas about your worth. Have you heard thoughts like, “You aren’t good enough! You aren’t […]

Think Bad Thoughts?


By bad thoughts, I mean negative and untrue thoughts generated by the words we speak to our souls. These words are silent to others but loud between our own pierced ears. Words like: “I’m not good enough.” “Ugly. . .that’s me.” “I’m so stupid.” “Nobody cares about me.” “I’m a horrible mom.” “Loser.” Do any of these sound familiar? […]

3 Ways to End Perfectionism


Perfectionism is a myth. You may drive yourself nuts trying to attain it. Or, you may face-plant into the wall of “I cannot do it” and give up and retreat. You may even find a frenemy in dark chocolate. This is my go-to happy place. What’s yours? Either way, all-or-nothing thinking turns into anxiety, even […]

How to Get God’s Favor


Dealing with disappointment is hard. You know that. I know that. You didn’t lose the 10 pounds you vowed to drop by July 1 (or gain the 10 — a sliver of a minority, I know). Your teen (actually mine!) has filled out a dozen-plus job applications and had three interviews and still no job. […]