Terry Crews …Thank You.

Dear Mr. Terry Crews, THANK YOU!!!! Yesterday, I watched your interview with Lewis Howes and it had a profound impact on me. I then shared the video with several of my close friends who have or had the challenge of a partner with a porn/sex addiction. Two friends...

My First Podcast Interview

April Seifert Women Inspired interviews Eva Payne on Jan 23, 2019Today I was interviewed as a guest on Women Inspired with April Seifert. We were scheduled to speak in Feb, but an opening presented itself and I went for it. It will air tomorrow morning. I was super...

BETA Readers Requested for Self-Help / Memoir Manuscript

At the end of November, I finished a manuscript of 58,000 words. The writings are a balance of my personal experiences and lessons learned through starting a successful nonprofit at 21, to raising six kiddos, and finding peace through life challenges. The working...

A New Way To See L.O.V.E

What if we all leaned into the people, places, cultures, and experiences that we understood the least? AND, what if we had the permission and space to be able to speak our heart openly so as to better understand, empathize, and most importantly – SEE! It is within...

2am Thoughts Typed on My Phone

We are a collection of human experiences with an identity, which gives us security. These experiences are neither good nor bad, they just are. Our identity wants and needs to label these experiences and those of others. We find likeminded bodies to help us support our...

Therapied Myself

Today I had a moment where I started to notice my feelings were taking over and F.E.A.R started to creep in. I quickly had to figure out what I needed to do so I did not end up stuck, in a fight, or just even upset. I started to put myself in the hot seat and allowed...

Our River

It’s the 4th of July and this is the second (maybe third :/ ) year that I have not been with my kiddos. The last two years it has fallen on “his day”, and I just let him have them because I know holidays are hard for him ( ummm, because he tells me...

Connecting through Social Media

As I sit in the Oasis Chill Lounge, in an Adirondack chair typing this post, you might think I am on a beach in a tropical location enjoying a pina colada, the sound of waves, the feeling of the warm sun above me, and sand below me. Instead, I am drinking a Diet Coke,...

Try New Things

When we give ourselves permission, room, and trust to try new things, we give ourselves a life rich with memories and moments that are not easily forgotten. I have many friends who stick to what they know they like. It is too much of a risk to try something new on the...

Logic in Life

Inspired by a 20-something-year-old rapper/teacher/leader…he will inspire you too! When I am in my boyfriends truck, he often puts on rappers that I do not know. He sings/raps along and it really amazes me because my brain doesn’t process that kind of...

Shame is Not a Game to Pickup

So often, others will consciously or subconsciously try to shame us into feeling bad about ourselves, our choice(s), our appearance, or any other aspect of our life. The father of my children is REALLY good at dropping the “Shame Ball” at my feet. So...