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Staying Afloat in Life’s Rapids

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Have you ever had one of those years? Like when things just seemed to fall apart before your very eyes? Mine was 2010 and started that May. First came an old, scarred-over injury that took me down. A visit to a physical therapist revealed the news. No exercise beyond walking until ...continue reading

Don't Assume Nothing (Part 2)

“My life is going exactly as planned,” a high school friend told me once when we were hanging out a few years after we’d both graduated from college.  She’d married by her mid-twenties.  A great guy, someone perfect for her.  Her first child would be arriving shortly. When I looked in the mirror when I ...continue reading

How to Stand Strong when Life Crushes You

I remember last January when 2014 turned over to 2015 and how I wondered about what the new year would bring. If I’d only known. The first half of the year? Quiet. My life moved in an easy rhythm. The second half? My head is still spinning. In the span of three months, my cousin ...continue reading

5 Ways to Survive Busy Times in Life

It happens periodically.  Life at work zooms from tranquil to crazy in the matter of days.  Over the past week and all next week, my day job is exactly like that.  I’m struggling to stay afloat and to work on writing as well. Crazy times in life happen to everyone.  If you’re a parent, the ...continue reading