Where does it hurt?

Where does it hurt?  That’s the question the doctor usually asks when you come to be healed of your back ache, head ache, muscle pain, heart problems, high blood pressure, weight issues or depression? Your emotional and physical body are one. Your body holds memories, emotions, and unresolved issues. You probably have feelings that areContinue reading “Where does it hurt?”

This story of abuse and low self-esteem is why I offer counseling and coaching

Linda has always been the unofficial care giver in any relationship. It’s always been about the other person. She has continually put her own needs last. She neglects her own appearance, and self-care, turns down invitations for social activities and feels she has no voice or power to make decisions. Linda never gained her ownContinue reading “This story of abuse and low self-esteem is why I offer counseling and coaching”

Remember to encourage yourself

I don’t know who this is for…but maybe you are in a “God Gap” right in the middle of where you used to be and where you want to be. Are you waiting for a breakthrough in your family, marriage, employment, health, finances, ministry, or business? Maybe your usual sources of support are missing. MaybeContinue reading “Remember to encourage yourself”

God, can we talk?!

OK now…please listen God! You got me up writing all these messages and feeling a lot of “aha” moments.  Am I writing these messages for others…or is it really helping me!  I think it’s both. The revelations and insights are helping me and making me feel some kinda way.  Why didn’t I know these thingsContinue reading “God, can we talk?!”

When “depression” really means something else

Have you noticed how the word “love” is often overused for all types of relationships? The following are words to be more specific in regards to that warm feeling of love… favor, like, partial, preference, relish, craving, crush, desire, infatuation, longing, lust, yearning, eagerness, enthusiasm, fervor, zeal. appreciation, esteem, estimation, regard, respect, adoration, adulation, IContinue reading “When “depression” really means something else”

When there is GOOD in GOOD BYE

↓Click arrow to listen to the audio message It’s hard to realize you got blind-sided, bamboozled, tricked, manipulated, or kicked in your heart by someone you trusted or that someone took your kindness for weakness, that you were ill-prepared to deal with dysfunctional, untrustworthy manipulators, abusers, or didn’t know how to cope with conflict. ItsContinue reading “When there is GOOD in GOOD BYE”

7 Tips – How to Self-Care Without Apology

Self-Care Pearls of Wisdom from Jewel Diamond Taylor   1. Remember “No” is a complete sentence. Teach others how to respect your personal boundaries.  Guard your heart and peace of mind.  If your next decision or a request of your time, body, money, skills, or trust will take away from your peace mind…the cost isContinue reading “7 Tips – How to Self-Care Without Apology”

Live out loud

              So I have shared this quick story from many podiums as a guest speaker.  I want to share it with you now…      One day a passenger in the back seat of a taxi kept asking his taxi driver questions.  His taxi driver kept jumping and lookingContinue reading “Live out loud”

Know when to say “no”

“Be careful.  Like a fish caught in a net, you can become entangled in a toxic relationship, trying to support or fix someone else’s problems. Some people are more loyal and trapped in their story and identity of victimization more than they are open to experience healing, restoration, and peace. You may find yourself sayingContinue reading “Know when to say “no””