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If 16 Year Old Me Woke Up In My 25 Year Old Body

Imagine you lay your head down to sleep at night, say your prayers, and drift, blissfully, off to sleep. The biggest trouble you have keeping you awake is the biology exam you have on Friday, and you still have plenty of time to study for that. Life is simple. Your sweet head is filled with…

Book Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes & Midnight Sun

Through the midst of a global pandemic and much heartache, we, as readers, have been blessed with two great treasures: Newly published books in The Hunger Games Trilogy and The Twilight Saga. My inner-teen heart was set aflutter when I learned that The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes and Midnight Sun would both be released…

Three Steps To Begin Loving Your Body

Recently I had a conversation with a woman who is absolutely gorgeous. She is someone who's beauty I have often found myself envious. However, during the conversation we had, I learned that she, too, faces the battle of loving her body. After that conversation, I pondered just how many woman face this battle. We may…

My Unfortunate Counseling Experience As A Client

As a mental health counselor, and a human being, I wanted to begin counseling. I understand the importance of counseling, I was curious what it would be like to be the client, and I truly needed a professional to speak with about the insurmountable thoughts swirling around in my head. With this goal in mind,…

My Favorite Author and Books To Read

Ruth Ware is a British psychological crime thriller author. She has written several astounding novels to date and has another set to release in September (US) and November (UK). Each novel follows a fast-paced storyline, detailing the events of a mysterious nature. Although Ware has written several psychologically thrilling novels, each is vastly different from…

Story Time: I Experienced God’s Power On I-75

Have you ever experienced a moment where you just know that God was with you? A moment where, without God's hand, you can't explain it? If you have, you understand just how powerful those moments are. You understand how those moments can totally shift and shape your faith -- how those moments can make your…

My Top Two Psychological Thrillers

We all love a good psychological thriller, whether it's a movie or a book. Lucky for you readers, I have narrowed down my favorite psychological thriller books to the top two! Without further ado, I'd like to welcome you into the worlds of The Silent Patient and The Woman in the Window.  The Silent Patient by Alex…

Five Stay-At-Home Activities For You And Your Partner

If you are anything like me, it is exceptionally easy to fall into the pattern of eating the usual meal before collapsing onto the couch for the regularly scheduled unhealthy amount of television time with your partner. If you can’t relate to what you just read, I applaud you! Although my partner and I are…