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Oct 27, 2017

Walking Through Anxiety

Walking Through Anxiety

My first anxiety attack happened freshman year of college. I laid on the floor in my dorm room and willed myself to breathe, feeling deeply afraid, paralyzed by fear and stress. I was

Jul 15, 2017

My Journey Through Infertility

My Journey Through Infertility

This post originally appeared on the Healthy Mama, Happy Baby blog. Embarking on a Two-Year Struggle My first Whole30 was in January 2015. Toward the end of that round, I found out I

May 30, 2017

Ending my Pregnant Whole30

Ending my Pregnant Whole30

I successfully completed a #PregnantWhole30 during my twin pregnancy and maintained Whole30-inspired eating throughout. I wrote a few articles sharing how I tried to honor my intention of having a healthy, happy pregnancy

Mar 30, 2017

The Evangelical Fear Complex

The Evangelical Fear Complex

Lately I can’t stop thinking about Peter stepping out of the boat to walk on water toward Jesus. Just imagine the scene: It’s 4AM, the wind is blowing, waves are

Mar 21, 2017

CKL Book Recs: To Alter Your World

CKL Book Recs: To Alter Your World

My dear friend Christiana’s first book, To Alter Your World, released today. I read a pre-release copy of the book, and so many times throughout I found myself nodding my head in

Jan 5, 2017

Choose.

Choose.

This is my word for 2017. Too often I paint a mental picture of myself as the victim. I watch and react as things happen to me. I tell myself stories that take

Dec 9, 2016

My Body Betrays Me

My Body Betrays Me

This has been a year of great growth for me. I dived into the Enneagram and learned so much about myself through identifying myself as a type 1. I walked through the 12

Dec 1, 2016

Yoga and My Christian Faith

Yoga and My Christian Faith

Recently I’ve come across a realization. For my whole life, my Christian faith has told me what to do. Over the past six and a half years, yoga has taught me how

Nov 17, 2016

What the Church Gave Me

What the Church Gave Me

One of my main goals in writing is to help people recognize and embrace the complexity of life by moving out of dualistic thinking. In these past few weeks of writing publicly on

Nov 10, 2016

I Didn’t Want This to be my Story

I Didn’t Want This to be my Story

Note: It feels strange, today, in the aftermath of the election, to post about something other than what’s going on in our country. One powerful way we can change and heal