All tagged Resilience

Surviving the Storm

I can feel my body aching, and the pain is beginning to break my mind. Then the rains stops. I no longer feel the house shaking, so I look up and before my eyes, I see that the walls have fallen and everything has been destroyed around me. I lost everything in the storm - EVERYTHING but my life.

Finding Beauty in The Struggle

When I wrote my last post, "Keys to Developing Resilience," I had no clue that a massive storm would soon devastate parts of Louisiana. After re-reading my post, I realized that those tips were great for anyone facing devastation and preparing to rebuild their lives, materially and mentally.

Keys to Developing Resilience

Draining is the only word I can use to describe the past week of my life. While nothing devastating happened, the sum of life events drained me, spiritually and mentally. There was a moment this past week when I felt like I was literally on the edge of my sanity.