A Moment to be Very Real

I am going to be completely honest for a minute.  I am exhausted.  Completely and utterly wiped out.  And it is probably only for that reason that I can toss aside any anxiety (and probably decent grammar) and write out this article. I have written before on Social...

Who Is Unhealthy?

The Invisible Line Between Neurotic Behaviors and Healthy Coping Skills The term “unhealthy” is used quite often when it comes to how people function in day-to-day living. Just this morning, I encountered the word three times in my research. Many times it...

When Shame Has No Power

I have been thinking a lot lately about the different paths to personal discovery and self-improvement. The continuous stream of emails, comments, reviews and connections from readers keeps me aware of the many different places we each are in life. It is no secret...

Social Anxiety: The Invisible Struggle

I struggle with social anxiety. It took me many years to realize that the fear, worry, illness and overall terror that I would feel from even the simplest social situation actually had a diagnosis. For most of my life, I just thought I was shy or had poor social...