NAMI Mississippi 2019 State Conference

CONFERENCE SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT: Katrina Kimble is a speaker at the NAMI Mississippi 2019 State Conference! Katrina Kimble is a consultant and health and wellness expert for Awaken Wellness Consulting, where she develops programs, designs wellness trainings and more. She has more than 20 years of experience in community health, human resources, project management, and health and wellness.…

YOU Make the World Better

Self-care means asking yourself what you need and following through on the honest answer. Self-care can be as simple as getting to bed earlier on a work night, or as hard as taking a look at some of the habits you’ve created for yourself and their long-term effects. Self-care is essential. It’s human work we…

Don’t Say It Mean

Say what you mean. When we are seeking healing in a relationship, it is crucial for us to speak the “truth in love.” Avoiding or minimizing what we are feeling may buy peace in the short term, but will block healing in the long run. It is vitally important for both parties to speak their…

Practicing Forgiveness with All Your Mind

Hi reader. I wanted to share this great word from Scott Stoner, Creative Visionary and Founder of Living Compass. “Can you recognize that the brokenness they caused in you arose from something broken in them? Can you desire for them the same wholeness that you seek for yourself?” —Jake Owensby. Choosing to practice forgiveness toward someone…

Practicing Forgiveness with All Your Heart

“Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” Cherie Carter This week reflect on our need to overcome a tendency to protect ourselves in order to be able to both forgive and seek forgiveness. Today’s quote reminds us that holding on to anger when someone has hurt us actually…

The Intentional Pause

Why do we hate silence? Why do have a need for constant sound or noise? Whether it is listening to music, tv, audible book or conversation, we have an excessive need for sound. We are constantly batting two types of noise; Outer Noise sounds from the environment (ex. Tv, workplace, home, traffic, etc.) Inner Noise…

Emotional Bank Account

As a culture, we clearly value expressing our love for each other this time of year. This includes the expression of all kinds of love, not just romantic love. Valentine’s Day is also an opportunity to tell friends, relatives, colleagues, and classmates (Remember exchanging cards with everyone in your classroom when you were a child?)…