The Stress of Starting Something New

The Stress of Starting Something New

Full disclosure moment #2: Just as we shared with you our story of pickpocketing while touring lovely St. Petersburg, and how a rat chewed through some wires in our car while we were gone–here is our next installment of “Keeping it Real.” Alan and I...
Anxiety: A Blurry Vision of Reality

Anxiety: A Blurry Vision of Reality

When I speak to groups, I often share that one of my continuing places of struggle is with anxiety. I recently realized that I really don’t need a good reason to be anxious. It’s simply a bad habit that goes back to my earliest memories. So, yesterday morning, Gem and...
Will I Ever Run Out?

Will I Ever Run Out?

Multiple times this last year I had the thought that I would run out of insights or encouragements to share with you. Silly, right? As though there would come a point where I have finally learned it all and successfully enlightened you with my “wisdom.” As I said,...
Anxiety: A Soul Attacked but at Rest

Anxiety: A Soul Attacked but at Rest

“Where’s my wallet?” It’s a question I asked myself in anxiety as I stepped onto a bus on the other side of the planet from home two weeks ago. Gem and I were visiting friends in St. Petersburg Russia. We had just finished a nice dinner and were heading back to our...