Author: Johanna Galyen

Johanna Galyen, Christian Life Coach at Glowing Still Johanna is a Christian Life Coach focused on helping women have loving & intimate marriage. She is married to her Galyent knight of 14 years, a homeschooling mother of 4 children (including a teenager who is taller than her). She loves blogging about marriage and her faith. And offers one-on-one coaching through Skype and FaceTime. She adores cruising on the warm Caribbean sea with a cup of hot chocolate in her hand and prefers jet skiing over shopping. Every Saturday in the fall, she’ll be wearing bright orange and cheering on her UT Volunteers to victory and one day she dreams of having her own Thomas Kinkade gallery of puzzles.

I Quit my Job, Again

This time I said, “No more.” Photo by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash I was ready to quit two years ago, and I tried to stop working. The hours were long and exhausting. Every weekend. Almost every holiday. Between homeschooling my children and working 30+ hours a week, I finally reached my breaking point. I was done. […]

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Mother-in-Law? Or Monster. What is Your Legacy? by @glowing_still

by Johanna Galyen | Featured Contributor Marriage may be the joining of two different people, but one cannot forget the people that are also joining this new family. The extra brothers, sisters, aunts, step-sisters, uncles, and cousins twice removed. It can make for an overwhelming family reunion, but the one person who is never forgotten is […]

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8 Ways to Maximize Your Busy Relationship by @glowing_still

by Johanna Galyen | Featured Contributor ReWrite the Rules to Your Advantage What if you had all the time today to do everything you wanted? How would that feel?  Would you shoulders relax a bit more, a feeling of ease come across your mind? What if that really was possible in your busy day with […]

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The Power of Aloneness by @glowing_still

An Introvert’s Guide to Survival in Marriage Marriage is often associated with (and rightly so) with togetherness.  Husband and Wife. Salt and Pepper. Peanut Butter & Jelly.  You cannot have one without the other. But what do you do when life starts to get overwhelming? Through counseling, marriage conferences, sermons, and even friendly advice, you will […]

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Trust and Betrayal: A Braving of Marriage by @glowing_still

by Johanna Galyen | Featured Contributor  Love in marriage is like walking a high-wire. Look out down below! One small slip and suddenly you are faced with betrayal.  Loss.  Hurt feelings. Raw emotions. When your world starts spiraling out of control, what will you grab onto?  What will allow your heart to heal?  What will […]

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The Unwelcomed Guests by @glowing_still

by Johanna Galyen | Featured Contributor  Friends are welcome in my home, but never these 4 guests. Their presence is unsettling, but removing them can be difficult. As a married woman, I’m rather protective of my husband.   I’m not a person who has her claws out, sharpened for the fight.  But for these ladies,  I […]

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