Avoid This Everyday Danger

Have you ever known someone whose life looked fabulous from the outside and then one day imploded? Do you ever fear that will be you? I do. Why the concern? No one is immune. Perhaps we become most susceptive when we think it can’t happen to us. An everyday danger...
9 Don’t Miss Details from Pixar’s Inside Out

9 Don’t Miss Details from Pixar’s Inside Out

Yesterday I shared how Inside Out Busts Through 5 Myths of Your Emotions: Joy, Anger, Sadness, Sorrow, Disgust. The movie is still dancing in my mind. I couldn’t help but watch Inside Out through the lenses of all I’ve learned through researching joy and happiness for...
Sometimes We Ask What and Why Too Early

Sometimes We Ask What and Why Too Early

“Were you angry with God over the cancer?” the radio host pressed. Silence hung in the air. Blurt. That’s what I longed to do. Blurt about how much I wanted to be angry, about how anger would have been so freeing and refreshing. When properly expressed, anger is a...

What to Do When Your Future Feels Flimsy

Two white, wooden rocking chairs move in rhythm on a crisp spring morning. The pinkish hues of dawn disappear as the sun climbs into the sky. My fingers clutch my husband, Leif’s knee. The back of my hand is marred by the wrinkles and sunspots I’ve long since given up...