Depression, God's Word, gratitude, Grounded Living, Purposeful Life, Relationship with God, struggles, Thankfulness, Uncategorized

Thankfulness on a Bad Day

We can find plenty of gratitude devotionals that tell us we are to be thankful for what God has given us.  As believers, we know that everything we have comes from God.    On a ‘good’ day I thank God for my food, my job, my family, my health and more But what does thankfulness… Continue reading Thankfulness on a Bad Day

Anxiety, Aromatherapy, Depression, emotional wellness, Essential Oils, Grounded Living, Healthy Living, Purposeful Life, self-care, struggles, Uncategorized, wellness, women, Women over 50

Do not be anxious

It's easier said than done.  What makes you anxious?  I’m sure you can name a list of 5 or more things that add to your anxiety level.  Your list might include visiting your ailing relative, your dental visit, long lines or the ‘Sunday Scaries’.  To understand our anxious moments we need to know what anxious… Continue reading Do not be anxious

Aging, Anxiety, baby boomer, Change, Couples, Depression, emotional wellness, empty-nester, Grounded Living, Healthy Living, Purposeful Life, retirement, self-care, Uncategorized, women, Women over 50

Is it time to reinvent/renovate​ yourself?

Reinvent: to make again.  Renovate: to restore to life, vigor, or activity   I know, you think, why do I need to renovate myself? I'm doing just fine right where I am. But oftentimes transitions in our lives force us to reinvent ourselves. Some of those transitions include moving from single to married status.  Becoming a… Continue reading Is it time to reinvent/renovate​ yourself?