Tag: mental health

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10 Easy and FREE Self Care Ideas

I talk a lot about how important self care is while healing and getting empowered. But have you ever thought about what self-care truly means? It’s not just about pampering yourself with luxurious bubble baths or treating yourself to a decadent dessert (although those things can definitely help!). Self-care is also about taking care of …

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Creating Boundaries: The 5 Step Process

Last week, I talked about the warning signs that you might need to set firmer boundaries. If any of those signs were relatable, then it’s time to take action and start prioritizing your own needs. Setting healthy boundaries is an necessary act of self-care and self-respect. But knowing how to choose, set, and enforce your …

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Firmer Boundaries: Protect Your Mental Health and Well-Being

Setting healthy boundaries is essential for maintaining positive relationships and protecting our mental and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, a lot of us struggle with boundary-setting. This often leads to resentment, anxiety, and exhaustion. We end up getting taken advantage of and feeling less than. It makes it hard to be our best and most authentic selves. …

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Journaling: one of the best tools in the toolbox

This isn’t my first post on the benefits of journaling and it certainly won’t be my last. I will probably continue to sing about the benefits forever because it has been so instrumental in my own healing journey. I’m one hundred percent sure that I would not be as far along as I am without …

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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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