I am ALIVE. I will not forget how important that is. Even before I tried to kill myself, I wasn’t living. I had hurts and fears and bitterness and resentment and mess that nearly killed me. I have said it countless times: there is no medical reason for me to be here. But I am. […]
A week or so ago on the CXMH Podcast’s Twitter account, we shared a poll to see what our listeners want more of. The top response was “self care”. So as a bonus, today Robert and I have just released a short episode on the basics of faith and self care. Here’s a few questions about self care: Why […]
Why do we automatically think that Mental Health is a negative term that describes a lack of health in our mind or our emotions… yet when we think of Physical Health, we more naturally describe a more complete experience? Break an arm? Go to the hospital. Feel depressed or anxious or having intrusive thoughts or […]
“Self care” is one of pop psychology’s latest buzzwords, but my brand-new, 7-day challenge is a guide full of helpful, practical content for readers from all walks of life. If you have ever felt hopeless or believed that all the bad things in your life are beyond redemption, if you have ever felt unworthy of being loved or […]
Are you a self care guru or a master of your own disaster? Do you have boundaries, or do you have a hard time telling people “no”? What’s your self care score? I created this fun, new quiz just for you! Take it today! And if you’re really brave, leave your results in the comments. Just […]
Self-care is giving yourself permission to be first for a little while. Join me for 3 reasons why your self-care matters.
As a formerly suicidal pastor, I’ve learned a lot about recovery and self-care. Join me on ExPastors for 3 reasons why clergy-care matters.