Chronic Illness/Overcoming Adversity

/Chronic Illness/Overcoming Adversity

No matter how bad you’re feeling, divine light is always present

Challenges are a part of our life and negativity is part of our society. But we can lift ourselves out of the abyss of despair and renew hope for our future. Depression enveloped me this year Depression threw me into a void—a chasm where I couldn’t access my heart—the place where my joy, spirituality and [...]

Facing your challenge releases its grip on you

When life crashes down upon us, it’s easy to obsess about the hurdles we face regarding the future of our finances, health or relationships. But focusing on the worst possible results only strengthens the hold these challenges have on us, making our problems seemingly insurmountable. Steps to acknowledge and release your limiting beliefs Accept that [...]

In God’s time, not ours

2015 and 2016 posed serious physical challenges to my well-being. I battled a chronic health issue that went undetected for seven months, causing headaches, severe weakness and cold-like symptoms. I was tested for cancer, immune system deficiencies and a variety of other ailments. All results were normal. So in March 2016 when my pulmonologist [...]

Surviving and thriving reveals true beauty

In the U.S., physical beauty generally is highly esteemed only if it fits the ideal set by Hollywood: a willowy size 0. While hiking a few years back in Wyoming’s Wind River Range, I realized the beauty I appreciate most in nature is in the hard-earned tenaciousness that allows an organism to thrive in [...]

Release the guilt, accept the love

One of the most detrimental emotions we can rigidly cling to after a loved one crosses over is guilt: over what we didn’t do, what we did do or what we thought during those last moments together. And, while this post focuses on the deep regret we feel after someone has passed away, any [...]

You are your body’s top expert; pay attention to it

Good health is a gift. Two of the most important aspects to maintaining wellness are knowing your body and paying attention to the signals it sends. While these may seem trivial, it can be tough to remember to do when facing challenges. After my miraculous healing in 2007, I resolved to respect my body and [...]

Free yourself from the norm. Express your true self.

During long periods of my childhood, I didn’t have many friends. At that point, I didn’t understand that it was because I wouldn’t conform to what others were doing, acting or saying. While I didn’t have insight into who I truly was at such a young age, I still followed an inner compass that guided [...]

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