Posts Tagged ‘therapy’

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, 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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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, 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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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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resolutions, goals

New Year’s Resolutions: Do I need them?

It’s that time of year again. Perhaps you’re someone who takes the time to analyze your past year. It’s actually a great strategy for realizing what you want to repeat or not repeat in the new year. I started implementing it myself and have found it super helpful. What about those New Year’s resolutions you…

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self-esteem, social media

Self-Esteem and Social Media

3 Things that Hurt Your Self-Esteem #1: Spending Too Much Time on Social Media Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to avoid social media. It’s where you see updates from friends and family, get invited to birthdays, work events, and other social gatherings. Oftentimes we even learn about the major events going on in the world from…

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