Self Care

  • Faith,  Self Care

    Fear not.

    I’m sure you’ve been inundated with all the emails, messages and news stories on the Coronavirus. I’m right there with you. However, since most of what we’re hearing is either telling us, directly or indirectly, “to be afraid” or to be “very concerned” or “extremely worried,” I think we also need to hear the messages that tell us to do the opposite. That may sound counter-intuitive or like I’m advising you to throw caution to the wind, but it isn’t and I’m not. Keep reading to see why… Ironically (or not), fear is the very topic God had me teach on in the women’s Bible Study during our mission trip…

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    Fitness,  Self Care

    Lessons from the home gym: Is your inner perfectionist holding you back?

    Inner perfectionist? This is for you. #mondaymotivation It may not look like it, but this is my workout space. It’s shared with a drum set, tools, things we store and it’s in a creepy century-home basement. It ain’t pretty and isn’t perfect and it feels embarrassing to share. But it’s where the work happens. Not just the literal work of working out. It’s so.much.more than that. It’s the work of choosing to: sweat it out to become stronger instead of sitting in the comfortable places be okay with modifying moves that would otherwise cause injury even though I really want to go all out believe that tiny steps toward a…