Not My Child

Overdose Awareness Day For all those who see all the purple banners today representing overdose awareness day and you scroll on by thinking: “I’m glad that doesn’t affect me, I’m glad I taught my kids better” or “Someone should have got them help”. I applaud you. I do. I am sooo glad that you have … Continue reading Not My Child

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

As a mom to a person with Opiod Use Disorder(OUD) ptsd has affected me greatly. If you don’t know what PTSD is, you may not have it. I would say It’s a severe form of anxiety that can usually be traced back to an event or series of events. The department of Experimental Psychology describes … Continue reading Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Deep Learning versus Disease?

I despise the argument of addiction being a disease or a choice. For the simple fact that I’m a nurse. If a child has a sliver in their finger, it really doesn’t matter how it happened; we just have to get it out. Even while the child is fighting us trying to get it out. … Continue reading Deep Learning versus Disease?

7 Weapons of Self Destruction that Hinder Long-Term Success According to Psychology — The Fearless Entrepreneur

By Sierra Fearless Adaptation from Pastor Rick Warren’s sermon at Saddleback Church Upon listening to Pastor Rick Warren’s sermon “Learn How to be Set Free from Self Destruction,” I learned about 7 destructive qualities that hinder long-term success and happiness. The sermon was powerfully informative and universally applicable. Pastor Warren’s sermon was not only beneficial … Continue reading 7 Weapons of Self Destruction that Hinder Long-Term Success According to Psychology — The Fearless Entrepreneur

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Finding Peace While Loving Those With Addiction Come explore the delicate tightrope of loving those who are suffering with addiction and finding peace in your own life.  Go to Blog To work in the world lovingly means that we are defining what we will be for, rather than reacting to what we are against.” Christina … Continue reading Home

First Rockhounding Trip in the Trailer

My husband and I have this little adventure thing we do when he’s home off the road. We hunt rocks. Little ones, big ones. Crystals, quartz, amethyst, coral, vesuvianite- that I actually chopped out of the mountain myself! When he’s on the road all summer, I usually go with a rockhounding group or drag my … Continue reading First Rockhounding Trip in the Trailer