I’m a Christian, I ain’t afraid

I’m a Christian, I ain’t afraid

“Christianity isn’t just my religion.  Christianity is my life instruction manual and has yet to give me the wrong directions.” Dr. Denise Chranowski Mother, wife, daughter, sister, American, Chiropractor, child of the most high God, friend, optimist, enthusiast,...

Are You In Your Happy Place?

Are You In Your Happy Place?

Your internal GPS system AKA your emotions We are so addicted to our emotions.  We think about them.  We want to change them.  We want to deny them.  We label them.  We talk about them.  We want better ones.   I’ve got two words for you.  Stop it. Stop judging your...

Do this one thing and you will change your life

Do this one thing and you will change your life

Do this one thing and your life will change, guaranteed.   It’s so simple and smacks us in the face, if we would just listen.  For those that have or have had young children, remember when your child would say ‘mom, mom, mommmmmm, mom are you listening to me?”  Of...

Raising Boys to Men, Love, Don’t Idolize

Raising Boys to Men, Love, Don’t Idolize

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.”  Jackie Kennedy I knew I wanted to have children when my husband and I married.  I just wasn’t sure how good a mother I would be.  When I was 12 I had my first babysitting job...

100 Days Out

100 Days Out

Today marks 100 days without alcohol for me.  I’m not going to keep counting after this.  But on August 7, 2017, when I decided that I wasn’t going to drink alcohol anymore,  I counted out 100 days on my Iphone and today happens to be the day.  And yes I’m quite proud...

Alcohol – Why I Let It Go

Alcohol – Why I Let It Go

by Dr. Denise Chranowski One day I was talking to a friend about drinking and wanting to drink less and he said, “I know one day I’ll stop drinking.  I’m just not sure when that day will be.” It hit me square between the eyes.  It seemed so crystal clear.  The day for...

Ode to Hunter – I just want to be happy

Ode to Hunter – I just want to be happy

I entitled this Ode to Hunter because our soon to be 19 year old son, Hunter, when asked what he wants to be when he grows up, responds, “I just want to be happy.”   I just want to be happy.  It’s what I really want to be.  I think it’s a fair request, so do listen to...