It Takes Perseverance

It Takes Perseverance

We live in a nation of extremes in many areas.  It appears the divide between the very rich and the very poor increase every day. And to me, it appears that the chasm between the far left and the far right politically is intensifying in both rhetoric and...
It Takes Intentionality

It Takes Intentionality

Have you ever noticed how categories can make us feel comfortable? If we can fit something into a particular box, it can seem to make more sense to us. Blurred lines aren’t always our favorites. The problem with this line of thinking is that everything doesn’t...
Honor and Gratitude

Honor and Gratitude

Thoughts on Memorial Day We sometimes skip past the reasons to recognize the purpose of Memorial Day and call this weekend the official start of summer. Today, our nation pauses to remember those that served and sacrificed. It’s an opportunity to recognize and...
You Know, You Shouldn’t…

You Know, You Shouldn’t…

This week, we are going to talk about something from a little different angle. I spend time creating resources and videos on things you can try to improve your mental health. But this week, I wanted to talk about what we shouldn’t do. I want to talk about what we...
Let’s Help Someone Along the Way

Let’s Help Someone Along the Way

I grew up on the coast of South Texas. I lived in a small town and my mom and dad were public school teachers. I loved watching sports, I loved playing sports, and I really loved the Houston Oilers. So why am I about to tell you about Steve Young, former quarterback...
The Sunny Side of Life

The Sunny Side of Life

I read an article a few weeks ago and I wanted to talk about it during Mental Health Awareness Month. Moms and Dads ask me what they shouldn’t say to their kids or their teenagers concerning mental health. But this article got me thinking about the importance of...