Carrying Emotions (from the Web!)

Last summer, I logged onto the Reddit website and began scanning through some of the forums. I wanted to know what people were doing to help themselves in their emotions. I looked at the sadness forum, the anger section, the anxiety group, and the depression category. I read through quite a few people’s posts and… Continue reading Carrying Emotions (from the Web!)

Using Sugar to Pacify Emotions

We very rarely have candy or sweets in our house. I mean . . . Like. Never. Well, I guess there’s Halloween, Christmas, Easter, and the 4th of July Parade. But other than that, it is usually a rarity in our house. Except for this week. I had a meeting I was in charge of,… Continue reading Using Sugar to Pacify Emotions

Depression, My Friend, and Carrying Emotions

Last Wednesday night was a fun girls night out for me. I gave two friends a ride, and then we met one more lady at the mall to do some pottery painting. It was so fun! And I painted this beauty: But as the night passed, I started to lose steam and by the time… Continue reading Depression, My Friend, and Carrying Emotions

Carrying Emotions and How to Give Them Back

I love the subject of carrying other people’s emotions. And no, I’m not talking about being empathetic and helping others carry their burdens. This topic of carrying other’s emotions is simple and easy. That’s why I love it. Have you ever gone to the store feeling fine, and then come home super grumpy? I have!… Continue reading Carrying Emotions and How to Give Them Back

How do I help my kids work through their emotions? (The First Step)

How do I help my kids work through their emotions? This has been a long journey for me. I feel that teaching my kiddos the tools to work through their emotions is one of the greatest gifts I can give them. They will need these skills for the rest of their lives! I did a… Continue reading How do I help my kids work through their emotions? (The First Step)

The Emotion Code book review

The Emotion Code is a self-help book written by holistic physician, lecturer, and founder of The Emotion Code and The Body Code, Dr. Bradley Nelson. This book is divided into four parts. Part I introduces the concept of trapped emotions—emotions from our past that are not completely processed and become trapped within the physical body.… Continue reading The Emotion Code book review

Are You a Real Superhero? Book Series

Not long ago, I realized the best way to teach my children about emotions' messages would be through pictures and stories. It sure was tough trying to explain abstract, complex concepts to my six-year-old about boundaries! PROBLEM: Children learn best by having visual pictures and images to help them understand complex concepts. But there isn't… Continue reading Are You a Real Superhero? Book Series

Bad News That Brought Anxiety

Let me tell you a story--a true story. Once upon a time, I received some very difficult news. In fact, I would put it in the “traumatic” category. I was very distraught, even physically ill. I found myself asking the too-popular question, “Why me?” One night, I couldn’t sleep. Questions ran through my mind. What… Continue reading Bad News That Brought Anxiety