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””

9 steps to forgive yourself

    Are you holding yourself hostage, feeling stuck, feeling ashamed or feeling unworthy because of your past?     You may have; ​trusted the wrong person, made poor financial choices, ​mistreated someone, didn’t complete your studies, had serial meaningless relationships, mismanaged your money, hold grudges, misjudged others, walked away too soon from a relationship,Continue reading “9 steps to forgive yourself”

7 Ways to Save Your RelationSHIP

Before you jump ship, or have a relation(ship) wreck… remember this points.  No two people are the same. Disagreements happen on a mental level.  Disapproval of your mate’s appearance, choices, work, faith, and values happens on an emotional level.  Disagreements are to be expected, but constant disapproval of your mate does more damage to yourContinue reading “7 Ways to Save Your RelationSHIP”

RelationSHIFT or Job SHIFT

    Comfort seekers, peace makers and conflict avoiders won’t express their true feelings when someone hurts you or betrays you. You’re afraid of the rejection you might receive if you honestly express your emotions and therefore don’t assert yourself.  This often leads to depression, passive aggressive, self-destructive behavior and being an easy target forContinue reading “RelationSHIFT or Job SHIFT”

5 Reasons Why People Stay Stuck

5 reasons why you may be stuck in a toxic, abusive, unhappy or unequally yoked relationship or career position; 1) You don’t feel worthy. You feel you deserve bad treatment as your punishment for your past poor judgement, mistakes, or secrets sins…so you tolerate pain, unhappiness and bad behavior. 2) You never saw a “good relationship model” beforeContinue reading “5 Reasons Why People Stay Stuck”

Jewel’s Book Store

You will have many great “aha” moments, “WOW” moments and “Thank you God!” moments from this popular, mind-growing, faith building, confidence boosting and heart healing book full of pearls of wisdom. Would you prefer Jewel’s latest book in e-book (pdf) format to read on your tablet/phone/computer today? Add this mind-growing, easy to read, keeping-it-real  bookContinue reading “Jewel’s Book Store”

Stop in the name of love

Do you turn to your go-to-friend of comfort (e.g. shopping, shoes, wine, food, sex, mindless TV, gambling, on-line shopping or drugs)? How are your coping skills when “shift” happens? Are you in a vicious cycle of starting and stopping a project or diet? Are you in a vicious cycle of emotional eating or drinking because you feel lonely, hopeless and overwhelmed?

Divorce Survival Tips

Divorce can be a very messy, costly and stressful time.  I just wanted to share some helpful strategies for those in this dilemma from  experienced civil and family attorney Areva Martin  who offers her tips for how to protect yourself if you’re getting a divorce. Know your rights when it comes to spousal support, childContinue reading “Divorce Survival Tips”

ReEvaluate Your Relationships

You know it’s time re-evaluate and sometimes separate from people in your life…  . When the people around you question your assignment and they are jealous, insecure, instigate drama and can’t celebrate your success.  . When the people around you shake your ladder of success instead of holding it for you. . When they blowContinue reading “ReEvaluate Your Relationships”