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blog, birth, trauma, maternal mental health

4 Ways to Cope With Birth Trauma

Did one or more of your births not go the way you had hoped and planned? Perhaps, you experienced complications. Maybe you trusted the medical staff, but they created an unpleasant experience for you. There are so many variables involved in birth, which is why so many women end up with birth trauma.  Birth trauma…

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anxiety, coronavirus, quarantine, blog

Coping With Anxiety During the Quarantine

Covid-19, aka, the Coronavirus, is affecting the entire world. Here in the United States, we are currently in the thick of it. Cities and states are figuring out what measures are needed, and we, the people, are trying to navigate this new normal right along with our governments. The term, quarantine, has become a very familiar…

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blog, healthcare, coronavirus, Covid-19, stress

Stress Relief Tips For Healthcare Workers

You work 12 hour shifts where you’re constantly on your feet. You barely have time to sit down and eat a meal. Your shifts a re full of demanding patients and few, if any, expressions of gratitude. Healthcare workers including EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, and Doctors, display an inner resolve that is both amazing and admirable.…

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How to Love Yourself More in 3 Easy Steps

February, the month of love. The holiday is traditionally focused on your romantic relationships. If you can get past the jewelry ads on tv and the store aisles filled with oversized stuffed animals and chocolate roses, then you will see that Valentine’s Day and the month of February can mean so much more.  Loving Yourself…

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blog, new year, self-worth

New Year, New You: Boosting Your Self-Worth

It’s the beginning of a new year and with that, a new decade. January is the time for making resolutions. What are you wanting to change? What do you want to be different in your life? Resolutions usually involve self-improvement. Weight loss is the most common, but people make resolutions to be healthier in many…

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toxic people, blog

Toxic People and How to Cope

Who you choose to surround yourself with is extremely important. The closest people to us, the ones that we spend the most time with, influence us the greatest, whether we realize it or not. Their energy, vibe, aura, or whatever you term it basically encompasses us when we’re with them. As such, it’s very important…

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blog, in-laws, boundaries, overbearing

4 Boundaries For Overbearing In-Laws

You’re engaged or more recently married and struggling with in-laws that don’t respect your boundaries. Maybe you’ve been dealing with it for a long time and are tired of the frustration. Do your in-laws come over whenever they want? Do they want to spend every weekend with you and your significant other. Perhaps you’re in-laws…

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blog, mother-in-law, parenting, motherhood, conflict, control

4 Ways to Cope With Your Mother-in-Law Telling You How to Parent

Maybe you’re a first time mama just learning the ropes of life with a newborn or maybe you’re a pro and just had your third child. Are you struggling to cope with a mother-in-law (MIL) that tells you how you should parent your baby? Maybe they have an opinion about how and what you feed…

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hurricane, anxiety, weather, storm, coping

How to Cope with Anxiety During Bad Weather

No matter where you live, you likely have to live with the threat of some type of bad weather. In Florida, we have hurricane season around half the year. Predictions are always made as to how many and how severe the hurricanes will be in a given year. It’s mostly just a guessing game. Bad…

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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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