My Group Therapy Experience (…it was a Fail)

Back in May, I was invited by a long time friend of mine to join group therapy cause we both felt like we could really benefit from it. If you didn’t know, May was considered ‘Mental Health Awareness’ month. And for the sake of privacy, I won’t mention the practice that held the therapy sessions. […]

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How I Am Healing My Mother Wound

The mother wound can be defined as your mother not being emotionally attuned and available to you as a child. She may have been present physically but emotionally absent (Dr. Mari Kovanen).

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Respect My Boundaries

“NO” is a complete sentence and it’s one that requires no explanation. I don’t need convincing and please don’t ask me anymore questions after I said what I said. Nowadays, when my boundaries are ignored or pushed, I immediately go into defense mode and all respect is off the table.

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Side Effects of A Non-Affectionate Childhood

I can count on one hand how many times I remember being hugged or held by a parent. I’m not saying my parents didn’t love me, I just don’t remember being comforted when I really needed it. And whenever I was, it was always my dad. But once I grew up into middle-school ages, it […]

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Tips for Improving Your Memory

“The month of November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. President Ronald Reagan made that designation in 1983 and it is something that is still recognized today. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at that time there were less than two million people with the disease.

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Self Care Ideas for Stress and Anxiety

Making time to take care of yourself should always be a priority, and you should never feel bad about it. It’s impossible to pour from an empty cup.

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