How to Care for Loved Ones with Depression

By , Contributing Writer| August 1st, 2019|

How Depression Affects Families Caring for a loved one with depression is all about love and grace. Growing up, I struggled with fear and low self-esteem. I was a child adults admired since I could play by myself for hours. My sensitive character developed at an early age. And it continued to be shaped by my mother. [...]

How to Cope with Anxiety

By , Contributing Writer| July 11th, 2019|

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States every year. And research shows that anxiety among Americans is increasing every day. Whether you or a loved one is dealing with anxiety, we have a few [...]

Four Life Lessons I Learned from Dad

By , Contributing Writer| June 15th, 2019|

Dad, Stepdad, Grandpa, Daddy, Pops, Abba, the old man...whatever you call him, we all got one, even Jesus. We all strive and can benefit from a male role model. Dad does not have to be our biological father. He can be a coach, a male mentor, a teacher—whoever provides nurturing for you and teaches you [...]

Giving Generously to Fight Social Injustice

By , Contributing Writer| May 2nd, 2019|

On any given night, nearly half a million people go to bed in jail cells in America without having been convicted of a crime because they cannot afford to pay bail, highlighting a social injustice in our pretrial system. Currently, there are roughly 4,800 people in the Dallas County Jail. 70% of them will sit [...]

How to Host a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

By , Contributing Writer| November 4th, 2018|

Where’s the baster? Who burnt the rolls? Why is the dog on the table? These aren’t questions you want to hear at home but especially not when hosting dinner with plentiful guests on Thanksgiving. I have been blessed to live in a 700-square-foot apartment, which means I have never had to try to host a [...]

Ten Life Hacks for a Healthy Lifestyle

By , Contributing Writer| October 16th, 2018|

Most of us want to live a healthy lifestyle. But when we think about what a healthy lifestyle means, we think it takes too much time, energy, and money. We might get overwhelmed with the hundreds of diets and fitness trends. Few complex problems have easy solutions, but we might just be able to help you [...]