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5 Signs You Aren’t Practicing Self-Care

Self-care is complex. Anyone can tell you to do it, but only you can bestow the gift of self-care onto yourself. But before you can begin bestowing, you’ve got to first recognize that you are worthy of caring for yourself as you do others.How do you do this? By noticing the ways in which you are currently not taking very good care of yourself.Here...[ read more ]

A Parent’s Grief: Coping with the Death of a Child

The natural course of life is that a parent passes on, and their child grieves their passing. The antithesis of this is not only the most unnatural, but the most devastating for everyone affected.If you’ve experienced the death of a child, then the grief you’re experiencing will be a lifelong process of getting through, rather than getting over. While a...[ read more ]

Grief is Love

I had the pleasure to meet with a fellow grief counselor two weeks ago. She shared something with me that I have not been able to stop thinking about that I would love to share with you. She had a grief support group that she would routinely lead, and a parent one day pulled her aside and said, "Do you...[ read more ]

How Focusing on Your Faith Can Help with Depression & Anxiety

It has long been believed that having faith is key to getting through some of life’s greatest challenges. A spiritual practice can often give people the strength and confidence to push through obstacles and make positive changes.But can faith have a positive effect on depression and anxiety? According to new research, it can.Your Brain on SpiritualityAccording to a study published...[ read more ]

Rhythms of Self Care

This Valentine's is a day that I hope to share a compassionate gift with ya'll that was passed onto me. Years ago, I struggled with the idea of self-care being a set aside scheduled event. I had friends who would schedule a pedicure weekly and that for them was the "only restorative activity" they claimed to need. I found myself...[ read more ]

Are the “5 Stages of Grief” Real?

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance: these are the very well-known five stages of grief, as postulated by Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. At the time of the book’s publication, very little instruction was given in medical school on the subject of death and dying, which was what motivated Kübler-Ross to share her findings in her work with terminally...[ read more ]

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I am so excited to be starting this blog. I will do my best to post something every week! So please keep a look out for it. And if there is anything you think would be a helpful post, please let me know. Looking forward to posting soon!



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