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…

5 Ways to Practice Self-Care with Friends

Who says self-care has to be done alone? Let’s do it together! While there are many self-care practices that we encourage doing with you and only you, there are a number of practices, activities and ways to interact with our loved ones that directly aligns with self-care. Don’t be fooled by the wording, self-care doesn’t…

Why the Holiday Season May Be a Difficult Time

It’s that time of year when we deck the halls, jingle the bells and have a holly, jolly holiday with family and loved ones. From Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Years and more, for many families and friends this is the time of year where we gather and spend time together, exchange gifts and create…

3 Ways to Help a Friend Experiencing Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you are a friend, loved one, family member or coworker of someone who is experiencing domestic violence, thank you for taking the time to read this article. I cannot stress enough how important it is for you to continue reading. Domestic, dating and intimate partner violence relationships are…

How to Begin Setting Boundaries While Dating

How many first date ‘taboos’ can you think of? “Don’t sleep together on the first date.” “Don’t talk about politics or religion on the first date.” “If the first date is ‘bad’, there’s no potential here.” These topics have become ‘taboo’ topics that determine how we are to behave when choosing to go out with…