"Really it boils down to something pretty simple. And it's relationships." - 60 minutes, Oprah Winfrey Reports #BeKindBeTheDifference May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we want to bring awareness to relationships or what Coach Debbie calls, "heart work". Heart work is getting to the core of the hole in your soul, healing, and being open to positive connections. Heart work is fostering kind relationship that cultivate your self-esteem, outlook, and vision of self-worth.
God, give me grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to change the things which should be changed, and the Wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. Living one day at a time, Enjoying one moment at a time, Accepting hardship as a pathway to peace, Taking, as Jesus did, This sinful world as it is, Not as I would have it, Trusting that You will make all things right, If I surrender to Your will, So that I may be reasonably happy in this life
Embrace each moment. Take it all in! What have you noted and reflected on lately? Studies have shown that Mindfulness practices increase wellness, self-compassion, and decrease self-deconstruction. Different activities and exercises include mental noting, breathing, or the “note 5 things” exercise. Mental noting of emotions helps you to identify feelings and thoughts that you want to resist and instead learn to accept them through methods such as breathing exercises. If you r
What’s on your palate for 2017? Proverbs 18:21 says that “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, those who love it will eat its fruit.” (NHEB) What do you love to ingest? What are you feeding your soul and spirit? Does fear, negativity, disappointment, depression, or anxiety seem to be overpowering your life, walk, and talk? The good news is that you don’t have to live life that way! Everything you say and do- is your choice. God has given us free will to live abundan
What do you believe in? Did you know that your faith can determine your level of hope? Dr. John Draper shares that research states that spirituality is the #1 factor in a persons recovery process. At Grace Matters, we believe that God is the ultimate healer and that He has equipped us as mental health professionals to help women process pain, shame, regret, guilt, depression, loneliness, trauma, and other social or emotional concerns. "We take captive every thought to make i