Be a Friend to Yourself

Most of us have high expectations of both ourselves and others. This is not always a bad thing. We set goals, we make plans, we want to be successful people as it relates to family, relationships, and money. But oftentimes, how we react to a different outcome of an expectation we had of ourselves can […]

Suicide Prevention: A New Conversation

  September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and our community comes together to promote suicide prevention awareness. Understanding and discussing issues surrounding suicide is an important way to help in prevention efforts and help those who struggle with mental health concerns. Suicide is not something that is easy to talk about, but if we know […]

Addiction: The Secret Shame

    It’s been called “the monkey on your back” and other phrases that suggest the seemingly unshakeable hold of addiction.  Just when you think you’ve kicked it, it’s back again and you find yourself discouraged, full of shame and even hopeless.  Alcoholism and addiction are an epidemic in our society, with people falling into self-medicating […]

Nourishing YOU

As many of our blog posts are, this post was inspired by another blogger’s article I found on TinyBuddha.com. As someone who has an interest in fitness, I’ve noticed that there are so many ways for people to achieve their fitness goals. But, something that many people don’t tend to do is simultaneously nourish their […]

20 Easy Tips to Help You Recenter Yourself During the Holidays

With the holiday season amidst, it can be easy for us to feel preoccupied, rushed, and worried. It’s almost ironic how this time of year is supposed to be the most relaxing yet, for many of us, it can end up being the polar opposite. Racing thoughts and last minute shopping can really take a […]

When Life Knocks You Down

Inevitably, there are going to be moments in life where we feel defeated. Sometimes things just don’t go the way we imagined, regardless of how much effort and pre-planning we put into our ideal outcome. Depending on the severity of this “let-down”, the variety of emotions that we may encounter can be plentiful. There’s no […]

Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

This week’s blog post will be about something a little different from our most recent one’s. Although it has to do with our ability to believe in our selves, and illicit self-love, it is more so something that branches off of courage and faith in new beginnings. What I’m talking about is stepping outside of […]

Holding Space

“Holding space” is a phrase I’ve heard used quite frequently within the past few months. It’s something I kept telling myself I was going to learn more about, but for some reason, I just didn’t do my “research”. Finally, I took the time to really sit down and give my full attention to an article that […]

The Power Within

“I’ve been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.” -Mark Twain I’m going to ask you to just take a second to really think about this quote. Maybe re-read it a time or two and let the message really sink in. Okay, hopefully by the time you get to this […]

Accepting Yourself Completely

Piggy-backing onto last week’s blog post theme of self-acceptance and appreciating yourself for all of your positive qualities along with your imperfections, I found an article that really resonated with this topic. It seems to be a general consensus that the first step to success and happiness is self-love/acceptance. But why do we think this is? Personally, I […]

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