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blog, counseling, therapy

Is Therapy or Counseling Right For Me? (Guest Blog)

When I was in my twenties I wondered if therapy or counseling was right for me? I had gone a few times as a rebellious teenager and didn’t really feel I got anything from it to be honest. Mostly I felt judged for my “attention-seeking” promiscuity and being sexually active. I believed therapy and counseling…

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newborn, postpartum, mom

What I Wish I Knew As A Mom Postpartum:

“Are you ready?” That’s the question I remember people asking me as I approached my due date with my first child. “I guess”, was my response. I think we do our best to prepare. Some of us have close relatives or friends that have had children, and we’ve been able to learn from them. Many…

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blog, dreams, goals, reality

When Your Dreams & Reality Don’t Mesh

I think for most of us, as little girls and teens, we dreamt of life as an adult. Where we would live, where we would travel, our job, our social life, our dream home, and on and on. We had dreams, big dreams. Then you become an adult, and what happens? You realize it’s hard,…

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boundaries, self-care, blog

How to Set Good Boundaries

In this post, I’m going to focus on how to set good boundaries as part of self-care. This is the last post in my Wonder Woman series where I have been focusing on important issues relating to the modern (amazing) woman. Jane is working at her full-time job all day. Once she gets off, she…

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self-care

Is Self-Care Selfish?

Part 3 of The Wonder Woman Series Your busy juggling all the things. Work, kids, cleaning, cooking, appointments, extracurricular activities, and on and on. As women, taking care of ourselves often falls to the bottom of our to-do list. It’s not until we reach a breaking point, do we ask for help or demand it…

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overwhelmed, stressed

How to Cope with Feeling Overwhelmed

Part 2 of The Wonder Woman SeriesDo you feel overwhelmed or stressed often? Do you find your mornings being hurried more often than not?  Do you leave work only to rush to pick up your children to taxi them to their extracurricular activities? Do you work the majority of the day while also making sure…

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success, women

The Secret to Success

Part 1 of the Wonder Women Series Jane is a good student. Jane works hard in high school. She gets good grades. Applies for scholarships. Success! Off to her first-choice college Jane goes, scholarships in hand. Finishes college. Make the Dean’s list, Summa Cum Laude to be exact. Bachelor’s in hand, she goes off and…

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friends, friendships, relationships, communication

How Not To Be A Terrible Friend in 3 Easy Steps: Step 3

Step 3: Not Waiting For Your Friend To Reach Out Have you ever found yourself saying, I haven’t heard from so and so in such a long time or so and so never reaches out to get together anymore? I know I have. On the other hand, have you ever sort of confronted yourself and…

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friendships, relationships

How Not To Be A Terrible Friend in 3 Easy Steps: Step 2

Step 2: Don’t Neglect Your Friends Have you ever started dating someone and become totally consumed with them? You can’t stop thinking about how hot they are, their gorgeous eyes, that smile that makes your heart melt, and how they make you laugh. You want to be with them all the time because they make…

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self-esteem, physical health

Self-Esteem and Your Physical Health

3 Things that Hurt Your Self-Esteem: #2 Neglecting Your Physical Health We live in an age where you can have virtually anything delivered to your doorstep. I mean, even McDonald’s. It’s as if the idea of “fast food” is no longer fast enough in our society. While this is super convenient and helpful at times,…

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