Choices

Source: theminimalistmom.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   Make healthier choices. Make safer choices. Make wiser choices. Make the right choice. Make. a. choice. Everyone has an opinion on how you should best live your life, what is healthy, what is holy, what is true. Yet, if you delegate your life-compass to the opinions of the […]

Read more...

The Spacious Place

Source: anthropologie.eu via Rebecca on Pinterest   This is the inaugural post launching our “Friends of Potentia: Words of Wisdom” guest post series.  We are thrilled to have Leeana Tankersley of www.gypsyink.com share her heart and wise words in this tender post.  Thank you, Leeana, for your vulnerability and for modeling true beauty. *** Over […]

Read more...

Slowing Down + Feeding Ourselves Well.

Source: potentiatherapy.com via Rebecca on Pinterest Today is National Food Day. The effort behind this movement is a “nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” We believe there is room for all foods in how we feed ourselves.  We also believe food is medicine.  When we nourish well, we feel well. […]

Read more...

Dividing the Pain

Source: bdbhbe.blogspot.com via Rebecca on Pinterest I received an email last week from a dear high school friend detailing the failing health of her mother.  I immediately picked up the phone and called her.  My plan was to let her know she is in my thoughts and prayers + how much I love her and […]

Read more...

Faith Fast or Crash Diet?

Source: google.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   I was recently asked to put together a handout for an organization getting ready to start a community-wide faith-based fast and I want to share this important information with you, too. Spiritual fasts are a powerful and important discipline which can bring about some truly meaningful experiences and […]

Read more...

Call to Action

Source: potentiatherapy.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   Wow!  Potentia has had its own brick and mortar space for a little over 9 months now. And it has been so crazy-busy-fun-amazing-blessed wrapped in some stress, grace, clarity and relief. This new space has been a dream call to action on my heart for several years. After […]

Read more...

Five Reasons to Ditch Dieting

Source: google.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   By Megan Handley, MPH, RD and Nutrition+Wellness Coordinator at Potentia For the last time, diets don’t work! A group of researchers out of UCLA analyzed studies that followed dieters for 2-5 years, and found that the vast majority of participants gained back the weight, and then some, by […]

Read more...

Is Authentic Going the Way of Awesome?

Source: enlighteneducation.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   By Molly La Croix, LMFT Trauma Expert at Potentia Family Therapy In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal (“Keeping it Real at Facebook” 2/12/12) the author lamented the use of such phrases as authentic self. She states, “Unless you start out fake you don’t need to […]

Read more...

But I’m Still Beautiful…

                                                                    Source: Uploaded by user via Rebecca on Pinterest   I received this email yesterday and was so moved that I immediately asked permission to share this story. When I read this email at our staff mtg later in the day, I choked up with tears reading through it again. Inspired as a mom and […]

Read more...