With the release of "Fifty Shades of Grey," a trend emerge on social media. It wasn't anything new really. In fact, it was quite predictable.
I was a 26 year old intern at a Christian counseling agency, nervously awaiting the arrival of my first client. My head was swarming with questions. Was I ready? Would I know what to say? Would he like me? And most importantly, would I throw up? (I was newly pregnant)
I've never been very good at verbally expressing my feelings. When conflict arises, controversy stirs, or emotions run high, I get really, really quiet. It's not that I don't have things to say. The words just get stuck sometimes.
If only I had a nickel for every time I've been asked about or struggled with this question. Why is this such a hot button in the Christian community? I think the heart of the concern lies in the roots of yoga. It's foundation lies in the Buddhist and Hindu communities and, therefore, gets wrapped into … Continue reading Should Christians Yoga?
Yesterday officially marked the shortest day of the year. Whew. As someone who's prone to anxiety and depression, the lack of daylight is brutal. My moods have hit the tank lately. Though not fully suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), I definitely feel the impact of this season. Each year, though the sleigh bells ring and the … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Be… Depressed?