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How to Cope with Disappointment

This is one of most difficult feelings to feel. Disappointment can show up during any time in our lives. Disappointment doesn't discriminate, any person can experience that heavy "feeling of dissatisfaction that follows the failure of expectations or hope to manifest," (Dictionary.com). I remember ... READ the POST

The Key to Managing Your Triggers

*This blog post is not intended to be a replacement or alternative for mental health care from a licensed professional. Please connect with a licensed mental health professional for support for your mental health needs.* Everybody has stuff. And when I say stuff, I mean stuff. Each adult person ... READ the POST

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 ... READ the POST

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 ... READ the POST

Why Standing Up for Yourself Takes Practice

On my list of first-world problems, someone hitting the back of my seat on an airplane is in the top 10. I was recently on a flight and felt a couple of shoves by the person sitting behind me. I brushed off the first couple of shoves as her getting settled into her seat. But 30 minutes into the ... READ the POST

3 Ways to Organize Anxious Thoughts

Nervousness always kicks in for me before trying something new. Whether I'm starting something brand new or participating in an activity that I've never done before, I. get. nervous. Recently, I drove to a new restaurant to meet up with some friends in the city. Even with all of the GPS prompts in ... READ the POST