dominica applegate, writer

How Can We Show Up For The Hurting?

help for the hurting

In the light of all the natural disasters and violence seen in recent months, I’m sure there’s a lot of heavy hearts all around the world. The devastation of thousands upon thousands of people feeling deep loss, fear, trauma, and perhaps even hopelessness. It’s something that we can’t turn away from.  We wonder how we […]

How Can I Get Unstuck?

depression

The question came in today how can I make changes in my life when I feel so overwhelmed? How can I get unstuck? When I feel so down? When I don’t have a clue where to begin? I mean, I want to make the changes, yet week after week I find myself in the same […]

Darling, You’re Not Broken

codependency

But my heart is broken. How the heck do you expect me to get up and smile every day? We hear this a lot. We see it a lot. Just scroll through Facebook or check Instagram quotes and you’ll see heartache splattered all over the place. Maybe your heart feels broken. Chances are at some […]

Feminine Power: Let it Flow

self-love

She lights her flame from within her bosom Resplendent strength radiates Her eyes soften any room Her aura commands attention She breeds authenticity and love Feminine energy fuels her tender heart Centered Confident She keeps me warm Read More Here

Uncertain Times Call For Self-Care

self-love

I know. We are living in a time of uncertainty right now in America. I’d be telling a big fat lie if it didn’t concern me at times. Still, even in times where we don’t really have much of a clue as to what is going to unfold, we’re called to work towards embracing and […]

Intro to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

signs of PTSD

There are many people out there who diagnose themselves with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but not all of them actually have the disorder. Today, I want to introduce you to the disorder so you can decide whether you should seek a therapist to explore the topic further. PTSD is a mental disorder characterized by debilitating […]

Stop Stuffing Your Feelings

stuffing feelings

If you’re prone to stuffing your feelings when you are in pain, I hope this article will help you out. Because when you stuff your emotions, you wind up not being able to be the person, partner, or parent that you could be. When you can learn to be true to your emotions, to feel […]

There is a God Who Rescued Me

depression

“Come Breakdown, break me wide open. Carve your name in the caverns of my heart. Rip off the blinders. Cut the shadow’s cord. I can’t take one more day of this pitch blackness. This sandpaper love has rubbed me raw. For God’s sake Breakdown! Come!” I’ve had it. The pain has settled too deeply. Here I […]

Soul Recovery: My Journey Back to Faith

Jesus

The dark period of my life was necessary. The pain, suffering, confusion, and wandering all served a larger purpose – the death of me. The death of my ego. The death of fleshly driven hopes and dreams. “Listen carefully: Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, dead to the world, it is […]