Self-Love Means Allowing Yourself to Feel How You Feel

One of the biggest parts of self-love and self-care is being patient with ourselves.I remember when my therapist told me that what I was going through with my mom's health was a form of "extended trauma". And I think about how this situation we are dealing with right now with COVID-19 is much of the … Continue reading Self-Love Means Allowing Yourself to Feel How You Feel

I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us That We All Have Mental Health

When I first heard about coronavirus, I felt the way many of us felt, that it was sad what was happening but felt too far away to feel real to us or to see that it was a big deal. The classic, "this won't affect me" mindset. Growing up, I always thought mental health problems … Continue reading I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us That We All Have Mental Health

This Time May Create A Sense of Loss, But Will Also Build Resiliency

Cancelled. Cancelled. Postponed indefinitely. I feel like that's all we are hearing now, and although I understand why and I agree with the measures being taken, I also feel and share the immense pain and sense of loss that so many others are feeling. Coronavirus has cancelled all of my speaking gigs and legitimately put … Continue reading This Time May Create A Sense of Loss, But Will Also Build Resiliency

Forgive Yourself When You Mess Up

It's so easy to go through our lives and forget what we have in front of us. It's so easy to sweat the small stuff and forget the great stuff.We will often experience loss and spend some time reflecting on how life is too short, and how we should hug our loved ones more and … Continue reading Forgive Yourself When You Mess Up

Make Your Mental Health Come First On Your To-Do List

We all have 24 hours in a day. How are you choosing to use that time?Wow - so much pressure in what should be a motivating statement. When I think about 24 hours, it gives me anxiety, because there are somehow never enough hours in the day to get everything done. The days I work … Continue reading Make Your Mental Health Come First On Your To-Do List