When Anxiety Attacks, Part Three (What TO Say)

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Thank you all for your gracious and awesome responses to this blog series! It’s been such a huge encouragement to me. Here’s part three, also known as what to say to encourage and support someone with anxiety. How can I help? Most of the time, dealing with anxiety and combating a panic attack is a […]

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When Anxiety Attacks, Part Two (AKA What Not To Say)

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So yesterday I came clean about my anxiety issues. Which, ironically, caused all sorts of anxiety for a few hours as it published and I fretted over what all my friends and family would think/say/do. Today I just want to talk about what not to say to someone who has anxiety. Yes, all of these […]

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When Anxiety Attacks, Part 1

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Several years ago, we found a tick on the dog. It was gross and disgusting. Instead of having a normal, rational reaction to said parasite (shuddering, disgust, anger, any number of rational emotions), I remember what I did vividly. I sat in the middle of my living room floor and had a full-blown panic attack. […]

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Review: 5 Habits of a Woman Who Doesn’t Quit

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The truth is, we’ve all had things we’ve quit. But, why? I loved this quick read that will leave you thinking long after you put down the book. 5 Habits is Nicki’s journey through being a quitter to someone to rely on. She uses the Biblical examples of Ruth, Naomi and Boaz to put her […]

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Review: Quarter Life Calling

Quarter Life Calling

When I first started reading “Quarter Life Calling,” I wasn’t sure I would fit the demographic. I’m decidedly out of my twenties and heading quickly to my forties. I feel like I’ve more than surpassed my quarter life! That said, I was so glad that I picked it up and read it anyway. This book […]

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We’re Off to See the Wizard

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The challenge of taking an iconic film that has shaped countless lives and turning it into something that fits the stage is no easy task. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I settled into my seat at Clowes Memorial Hall for opening night of The Wizard of Oz in Indianapolis. A quick internet search […]

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2016 Reading Challenge

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(One of many, I’m sure). This is the reading challenge currently popping up in my social media feeds and blogs: This is still a list in progress, but here are my first thoughts: A book published this year: The Raven King. This won’t be the only book published this year, but it’s definitely one of […]

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