Healthy Self-Reflection

On the Bearing Life® Podcast this week, my friend and coach, Dr. Les Carter, offered us a clear understanding of the term, narcissism. The label narcissist is often thrown around without a true understanding of the word. A range represents the full spectrum of narcissism and we learned a variety of behaviors that exemplify this very real […]

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Narcissism

What does narcissism mean? Am I a narcissist? Are YOU a narcissist?? Dr. Les Carter and I explore this topic and how to find emotionally healthy people to walk beside us in life—while also being an emotionally healthy person! Connect with Dr. Les Carter: Website Surviving Narcissism YouTube Instagram

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Gaslighting

Have you ever known someone who consistently challenges or questions your recall of events or conversations? At best it can be frustrating (with someone you rarely encounter) and at worst it can become a twisted communication dance that develops into a destructive mental/emotional pattern (with an inner circle friend, spouse, partner, family member, or close […]

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What Will Your Legacy Be?

We’ll just call it a Valentine’s do-over. I wanted to share the story of Dr. Willie O. Peterson’s parents last week, but the winter storm had other plans. This week, I give full attention to this sweet love story. You’ll learn that no matter your background and no matter how broken you feel, you can […]

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Family Legacy

Dr. Willie O. Peterson is a longtime friend and mentor. I’ve always enjoyed our conversations! This week, you can listen in as he shares the story of the legacy of faith and love his parents passed on to him, his siblings, their families, and so many others in their lives. Dr. Peterson tells how his parents […]

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Love’s Lasting Legacy

The carved heart in the small aspen trunk fascinated me. Who carved it and why? I knew a little about the former homeowner, but since she had long since passed on, there was no one to ask. So my busy mind created lots of different scenarios about the who and why of this sign of […]

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Defining Steps for Contentment on Valentine’s Day

If you are in a single season, Valentine’s Day can feel strange, or for many, really lonely. Stepping into the Valentine’s season, we can feel a variety of emotions – lonely, sad, hopeful, optimistic… But as my guests on The Bearing Life® Podcast and I share this week, singles can take steps to walk through […]

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Contentment in Singleness

This week I share an inspiring, fun, and practical conversation with my friends Lacey Congdon and Angela Cirocco. We talk about helpful ways to find true contentment and practical ways to walk through this Valentine’s season as a single. We can live purposeful lives right where we are. Lacey Congdon came to know the Lord […]

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