A First for Me – The Liebster Award
It is with a full heart and soul of gratitude to Spirit Baby Come Home for nominating me for my first blogging award. Thank you does not seem sufficient, thank you. The Liebster Award is a way for smaller blogs
My True Witness of 30 Years
We've known each other since we were four years old. She can tell you every single memory of our lives; what we were wearing, who was there, what was said and the craziness that ensued.
Witnessing courage in others; through the work of my patients, through my own loved ones and through amazing people like Brené Brown, Elizabeth Gilbert and Glennon Melton helps us all to believe in our own power to change our lives.
The Almost Enough Moments
You know those moments where you look up (to who or whatever you believe in, for me it is God) and say okay, I get it. I would not have this if that had all worked out. Or I would
The Authentic Therapist
I have faith there will be a day when we all have a therapist we work with sporadically throughout our lives. Because life is hard and people are complicated. And to have someone outside of your friends and family to
Mourning What Should Have Been
A significant part of me cringes as I put the word should in the title of this post. As a therapist who works some using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) I have attempted to erase should from my vocabulary. I also
More Than Brevity
Taking the scariest step in my short writing career, I nearly panicked when I submitted to a well known mom blog as a childfree mother.
The Childfree Mother-My Messy Beautiful
My messy is the random anger and bitterness that can over take me at times. My messy is the underlying sadness that comes and goes because I didn’t get what I wanted or hoped for.
Faith in Something
I have spent most of my adult life struggling with religion while maintaining a decent amount of my own faith. Because frankly, there is nothing like being a mental health therapist who has struggled with infertility to make one doubt
Love the Life You Lead. Spring 2014. DAY ELEVEN: Justine Brooks Froelker
Love the Life You LeadSpring 2014. DAY ELEVENJustine Brooks Froelker What if you feel the fear but choose it anyway? We often times don’t want to admit to ourselves that we always have a choice. Sure, they may be two pretty shitty