Select Page

Ignoring Our Emotions is Killing Us, part 4 (what’s your problem?)

“We judge, reason, analyze, and rationalize our feelings in an attempt to feel in control, yet we often forget that our feelings are there for a very good reason.” Josh Barad in the article “No, You Don't Have To Feel Grateful All The Time. Here's Why.” (Link at the end.) I wake most mornings keenly aware I have much for which to be...

more of the story

Ignoring Our Emotions is Killing Us, part 3 (cry out loud)

“But your tears? Oh, they are liquid magnets drawing others in. They are a river of reality. A healing for hurts. A bonding for brokenness.” “You see, it’s through your tears that people are united. It’s what makes you a safe person to others when you simply whisper, ‘Me too. Me too.’” Lysa Terkeurst @ It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way I...

more of the story

My Word for 2019 – Intentional

“How you start your day is how you live your day. How you live your day is how you live your life.” Louise Hay  Definition @ Merriam-Webster for intentional: Done by intention or design; intended.  Definition @ Merriam-Webster for intention: A determination to act in a certain way; resolve; what one intends to do or bring about; the...

more of the story

Ignoring Our Emotions is Killing Us, part 2 (honor how we feel)

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus Christmas comes with all sorts of expectations for family togetherness, cheer, and wishes that we want fulfilled by Santa and others. Sugarplums dance in our heads. We want family and friends to join us, get along, and ooh and aah over gifts we...

more of the story

Ignoring Our Emotions is Killing Us, part 1 (let our feelings catch up to us)

“Feelings won’t kill you. Running away from them will.” Unknown It wasn’t until I attended a “Heal Your Inner Child” workshop that I got a hint about how much energy and time I spent trying to escape my emotions. I was on the run and looking over my shoulder at something I feared may catch up to me. I just couldn’t identify the “something.”...

more of the story

Happy Birthday, Mom. It’s okay to cry.

“Jesus wept.” John 11:35 If Mom were still around, she would have turned 91 today. This is my first time sending her birthday wishes since she died in 2013; my first blog post dedicated to her. Today also marks the first time I’ve cried about her death. A couple of days after Mom died, a friend canceled flowers she intended to have delivered...

more of the story

Are You So Nice, You’re Unkind?

“In the world where you can be anything, be kind.” Unknown My husband John and I came into our marriage with very different ways to solve a problem, and we both thought our way was the kind one. I’m honest. I say whatever comes to mind that I think might help him understand why I’m upset. I figured he wanted to hear what I had to say because I...

more of the story

Hi, I’m Kim.

I write about Getting Your Own Life While Loving the People In It which means we live our lives, honor our emotions, and show up for our relationships.

Stop by my About Page for more of my story.

GET UPDATES

ON SOCIAL MEDIA

CATEGORIES

September 2019
M T W T F S S
« May    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

ARCHIVES

AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS

DISCLOSURE

I may occasionally participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

If you purchase a product I link to, I receive a small commission at no charge to you.

My privacy policy my be found HERE.

MANAGED HOSTING BY

I have something for you!

 

For blog posts and a FREE resource about Getting Your Own Life While Loving the People In It, enter your email address below and receive 13 Quotes, 13 Bible Verses, and the title of 13 Books.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This