Posts Tagged ‘counseling’

blog, grief, trauma, pandemic, blm

5 Ways to Cope With Grief in the World

I probably don’t have to tell you that there’s A LOT going on in the world right now. 2020 has been a year, and we’re only half way through. There’s so much negativity in the world right now. So much hurt, pain, sorrow, anger, frustration, and grief.  Grief Versus Mourning Often we reserve the term,…

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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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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, 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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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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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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friendships, relationships

How Not To Be A Terrible Friend In 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Listen More, Talk Less Friends, you’ve been there before. You’re going through a breakup and just want to talk, to vent about how crummy you feel. Maybe you’ve had a rough day at work. Maybe your boss was particularly critical of your work; Or maybe it was your a coworker stirring up problems.…

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