With Thanksgiving around the corner, I’m sure you’ve seen lots of posts and blogs about gratitude and the importance of it. And that’s because it’s all TRUE! Countless research studies have shown that a regular practice of gratitude increases joy,
Coming from someone who experienced bullying in middle and high school, bullying really sucks! It's something too many children experience, and it usually leaves a huge shame mark on our heart. At least it did for me. "I don't fit
When I was little, I had no idea what the words 'projection’ and ‘shadow’ meant, other than the thing we used to watch videos at school and the sun casting our reflection in the concrete. And now, it’s posted all
I’m a big fan of Brené Brown, and would like to talk about one of her biggest teachings -- how shame is an epidemic in our culture. In her findings, shame is a big culprit that causes depression, anxiety, eating
My fiancé, Brad and I have been in couples therapy for almost two years now, since around the time we got engaged. And it’s by far the best decision we’ve made together (besides being with each other). You see, being
“Stepmoms deserve the same respect a mother would receive. They pour all of their time, energy and love into a child they didn’t even create. Stepmoms don’t do it because they have to. They do it because they want to.”-unknown In
“The past affects the present even without our being aware of it.” ― Francine Shapiro, creator of EMDR therapy I had struggled with chronic, horrible nightmares ever since I can remember. Therefore, I had horrible quality sleep, and subsequently struggled with fatigue.
“Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms.”– Paulo Coelho Ohhh Anxiety