Anxiety Sickness Faith Christianity

Anxiety Isn’t Another Word for Faithless

Last week ended, and this new one began, with the need for nursing a sickling. Quinn woke up Friday night saying he wasn’t feeling too well. He is the more dramatic of the twins and so I got up and gave him vitamin c, a small dose of elderberry and then settled him back in … Read more

gentle ways to ease into exercise & naturally treat stress, anxiety and weight resistance

Never has there been a time when so many women were sporting exercise clothes as their daily wear, without ever actually exercising in them. Yoga pants, sweats, spandex…they’ve replaced the old staples of casual wear in many wardrobes. And yet, who has time to actually sweat? Exercise takes time. It takes motivation, determination and decision. … Read more

how i overcame joint pain and body aches…with exercise

Ever crawl out of bed with a stiff neck and aching back and then offhandedly blame your mattress or the way you slept? I know I have, many times. But what if your mattress really wasn’t to blame? And what if the cure was not only cheaper than buying an expensive new bed set, it … Read more

anxiety and motherhood: ways i’m learning to cope

I’m a worrier, by nature. I have friends who seem unphased by the stresses of life. Who roll with the punches and stroll through the years, undeterred by the unknown. I, sadly, am not like those friends. I’m the mom who sat up staring at my new baby, afraid he’d stop breathing. I’m the one … Read more

intermittent fasting: an explanation and how-to

Intermittent Fasting. It’s a modern term for an age-old concept that probably simply didn’t require a name for most of earth’s history. A person would eat their food for the day and then stop eating. This, of course, was before the boon of convenience foods, pre-packaged foods, fast foods and microwave-able foods. And it was … Read more