Building Tolerance with Uncertainty

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Sitting with uncertainty is uncomfortable, and, quite frankly, we aren’t very good at it. But it’s not entirely our fault. Our brains have a deep desire to know things, and so they often unconsciously fill in blanks for us and help areas of uncertainty feel much more certain.…

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New Year’s Word

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It comes from much more than choosing one word, but narrowing down goals to one word can help keep you grounded, and makes it simple and easy to remember when you're in the middle of all that a year can bring.…

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Attuned Rhythms: Resting in Winter

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Do you find it harder to grind through the long days in the winter months? Do you find yourself overall feeling more fatigued than you are used to in the warmer months? Does rest seem more appealing than usual for you in winter?

Perhaps this is because your body is still…

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Letting Nature Rest

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, or seasonal depression, is well-known among many people. For those who encounter it consistently, the slow departure of summer can be met with dread and fear of what is looming in the distance.…

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Understanding our Freeze Response

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There’s been only a handful of times that I’ve been in situations that pushed me into one of my survival responses – fight, flight and freeze. I would love to be able to recount for you heroic instances where I stood up and fought for myself, but instead, I froze.…

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Our Companion

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At the beginning of this year, I had enlightening encounters with both Jesus and the Holy Spirit that deepened my relationships with them and heightened my understanding of who they are.  I uncovered just how much Jesus gets us in our pain and is our dark night companion. With the…

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