Tag: mental health

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Give yourself grace.

Some advice that I have often needed: give yourself grace. You see, I’ve always been an over-achiever, multitasker, etc… And you know where that leads? Burnout! I’ve written about this before. You’d think that knowing that overextending myself would lead to burnout would make me reel it in, but that isn’t always the case. My …

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Follow-Through: My Word of The Year

I am very aware that technically, follow-through is two words. But hey, some rules are made to be broken! Last year I decided that I was on board with choosing a word of the year instead of doing a resolution, and it went pretty well for me! Let’s refresh- why choose a word? Every year, …

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EFT Therapy- easy and effective

Last week, I wrote about how I started hypnotherapy a few years back. Around the same time, I also started EFT therapy in order to treat my PTSD. This was a really strong approach for me to use in conjunction with the hypnotherapy, helping to get my anxiety and panic attacks under control. What is …

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Therapy is for Everyone.

Recently, two people who mean a lot to me have started therapy and I couldn’t be happier. (I’m talking with a third person that I care about that I think would benefit as well.)  You see, I’m a big advocate for therapy as I know for a fact that I would not be here today …

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Practicing Gratitudes for a Happier Life

With Thanksgiving being this weekend here in the states, I thought it was the perfect time to talk about gratitudes. While I will admit that there are days when it is REALLY hard to do, practicing gratitudes has been proven to help increase your happiness. There are a lot of benefits to gratitudes. Being actively …

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Burnout is real.

Lately, I’ve been taking on a lot. Raising two kids, running two businesses, home renovations, healing psychically and mentally from surgery and complications, continuing to heal from trauma and ptsd, craft fairs… All while trying to make sure that I provide an amazing supportive and loving environment for my children to grow up in, supporting …

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Using Boundaries to Choose Your Circle

I wrote last week about boundaries and how important they are to building a happy and healthy life. This week, I wanted to push further on the part about how having boundaries can help you choose the people you surround yourself with. Your circle matters. By your circle, I’m referring to the people you surround …

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Boundaries are an important part of self care.

I talk a lot on this site about self love and self care. It’s really the whole premise of why I started this site in the first place- to empower women to love themselves and treat themselves well. This week, I wanted to write about boundaries, because in my opinion, that’s the most important version …

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Breaking Down Mental Abuse and Neglect

If you’ve been following along this month, I’ve been talking about the different types of abuse leading up to how it shows up in cycles and affects our relationships. This week, I’m going to focus on two major categories: mental abuse and neglect. I’ll start with mental abuse. Mental abuse comes in many forms and …

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