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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, with a focus on spreading awareness and increasing access to resources and support. Working together, we can promote the importance of mental health screenings while reducing the stigma associated with...

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect "Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do." - Brene Brown Do you love yourself as you are, or do you constantly feel as though you are not good enough?We live in a society that values things...

Spring & Summer 2021

Spring & Summer 2021

Spring & Summer 2021 There is nothing permanent except change. -Heraclitus Hello! It has been a while since my last post. Back in March, I experienced some unforeseen change. Totally unforeseen- just thrust upon me! I really am not a fan. I like to plan for...

February 2021: Love Is the Answer

February 2021: Love Is the Answer

February 2021:  Love Is the Answer "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."  Martin Luther King Jr. This is one of my favorite MLK quotes. It feels true and hopeful. There is so much that we can’t...

January 2021: A Fresh Start

January 2021: A Fresh Start

January 2021: A Fresh Start   Happy New Year!   I always feel hopeful at the start of a new year. I like the reminder that we can move on from the past and have a fresh start. Of course, each day is a fresh start, but the new year gives us a chance to...

Holidays 2020: Wishing You Moments of Peace & Joy

Holidays 2020: Wishing You Moments of Peace & Joy

Unbelievably, it’s December and the holidays are upon us. I’ve been hearing a variety of comments regarding this fact. Many people are happy to see 2020 end and are at least cautiously optimistic about the coming year. But dealing with another surge of Covid has been...

Giving Thanks in Anxious Times

Giving Thanks in Anxious Times

Change Is in The Air We can really feel the change of the season now with cooler weather, less daylight and seeing trees losing leaves. The past couple of months have flown by and the holiday season is around the corner. Life has continued to be different and a little...

Freedom Part 2 – Freeing Ourselves

Freedom Part 2 – Freeing Ourselves

Freedom Part 2 – Freeing Ourselves My last post was about the idea of freedom and independence in our relationships.  This month, my focus is on freedom and our relationship with our self. Do you find yourself feeling stuck, anxious, weighed down? Do you compare...

Thoughts on Freedom

Thoughts on Freedom

Freedom: Self and Other and The Pursuit of Happiness   It’s July and we just celebrated Independence Day. With all that is going on in the world, there are many aspects to think about in terms of freedom. It’s always tricky to figure out how our own freedom...

Lean into Summer

Lean into Summer

Lean into Summer Summer in the Age of Covid… How are you feeling about summer this year? How much is your normal routine impacted? What do you tell yourself about the changes? Life is still impacted by Covid and all the related uncertainties. However, even though...