Trauma Is Not One Size Fits All

Trauma is not one size fits all. I never granted myself permission to feel valid within the trauma I experienced because it didn't feel right to express or share I had experienced trauma when others have experienced more severe trauma. As I am realizing and learning, trauma is not one size fits all and just [...]

Talk Healthy To Me: My Experience and Solutions to Negative Self-Talk

Talk Healthy To Me: My Experience and Solutions to Negative Self-Talk

"She'd sit for hours doing her homework" Is the response you could expect to receive from my mother if you asked her who was the more diligent child: My younger brother or I. In elementary school, I would come home and spend most of my afternoons studying, completing homework, and working on school tasks. My [...]

Feel Like Everything is Your Fault? 5 Tips To Break The Cycle

Feel Like Everything is Your Fault? 5 Tips To Break The Cycle

Welcome to the 2nd part of this two part blog series, in which we focus on feelings of fault - more specifically, feeling like everything is your fault. It can big fault or little fault, it can be fault that is not actually yours to bear, but you feel it, you internalize it, you feel [...]

I Am My Own Fire Extinguisher

In this post, I talk about how i'm no expert when it comes to overthinking, anxiety or mindfulness. In fact I compare my overthinking to that of a toaster when it overheats or it's smoking. Recognizing I can be my own mental fire extinguisher to ruminating thoughts, and that I am a human in progress, helps me along in becoming a better person