The Difference Between Being Insecure and Having Insecurities

I absolutely love the episodic adventures of Issa, Molly and company on HBO’s Insecure. There are many reasons why this show resonates with me, but one of the biggest reasons is because as the title says, it highlights, explains and shows how young professionals manage insecurity in adulthood. In each season of the show, we witness…

Why Self-Care is Considered a Privilege

Yup. It is. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. Having the ability, time, energy, knowledge and resources to practice self-care is definitely considered a privilege. When you Google the word ‘privilege’, it is described as a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or; available only to a particular person or group of people….

The Key to Maintaining Boundaries

There is a plethora of information on how to create boundaries on the World Wide Web. We frequently discuss boundaries as we learn to become self-loving and self-caring people. But after you have spent time developing and sharing what your boundaries are, how do you maintain what you have created? The process of having boundaries…

4 Self Care Ideas for Empaths

Ah, hello my fellow empaths. We are the people who feel all of the feelings. Being an empath is different than being a person who can empathize with others. Empaths do more than acknowledge and validate others’ feelings and experiences; we are capable of inhabiting into how others are experiencing the world. Emotionally, empaths can…

How to Practice Self-Care When You Are Short on Time

Time. It is one of the most common barriers a modern person experiences in attempting to practice self-care on a regular basis. Either we don’t have enough of it or aren’t sure what to do with the limited time we do have. Sometimes we get busy, tired or overwhelmed due to trying to manage our…