I didn’t realize I even had an issue until a pattern in my mood changes started presenting itself every month and my boyfriend pointed it out. What I had thought was normal PMS (according to friends, women family members and the media), was actually something much worse.… Read More Could it be Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)?
My old motto in life used to be “prepare for the worse, but hope for the best.” That served me well for quite a long time, but recently I realized that I needed to revise my life motto as it no longer fit my circumstances. I need to stop hoping for the best and make… Read More Why Seeking Help Is Empowering
Trauma, Bad Days and Failures Can Be Good For you. How I found the silver lining in almost anything! I’ve recently had a down pour of bad days lately. The amount of stress and negativity I have dealt with lately has me reopening old wounds, and using negative coping techniques. This lead me to start… Read More How To Find The Silver Lining In Almost Anything
If you haven’t heard of or read The Four Agreements, let me introduce you to a book that just might change your life. This book did change my life. This is a very easy and quick read. The author don Miguel Ruiz, states that, “if you can begin to live your life with these agreements,… Read More Practical Ways to Apply The The Four Agreements
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We all have stress right? Some of us more than others. Not all stress is bad, but for the most part, the stress I will be talking about in this post can be devastating. According to The American Institute of Stress, there is acute stress, chronic stress, eustress and distress. Research has show that somewhere… Read More Stress Is Your Worst Enemy. 10 Ways To Defeat It Now.
If you have ever read the book The Five Love Languages you know that each and every one of us has certain ways we love one another and like to be loved in return.… Read More Master The Art Of Love Using The Five Love Languages
The 3 Biggest Factors That Are Preventing You From Being Happy So you want to start making some changes in your life, but you don’t know where to start. You need to first identify what has been truly holding you back. There are so many things that hold people back from moving forward with making… Read More What is Really Holding You Back?
Master the Art of Self-Awareness and Live Happy *this post may contain harsh language and tough love How many years have you started with a resolution or a goal for the new year that you failed to meet? This year, why not focus on just being authentic and happy? I take a lot of inspiration… Read More Stop Worrying About Everyone Else’s Opinions – Be Authentic
The holidays are supposed to be one the happiest times of the year, but for many people, they trigger deep feelings of loneliness, depression and anxiety. For most people this time of year is full of joy, but for those who have past trauma, bear the load of putting on family parties or do not quite have the money… Read More 10 Ways to Keep Your Sanity and Be Happy During the Holidays
Have you noticed that sometimes around certain people you feel overwhelmed, exhausted or even sick to your stomach? Energy vampires are compelled to surround themselves with others who are typically full of life and vibrant, in an attempt to make themselves feel better. Energy vampires appear to feed off your energy in order to alleviate… Read More Sick and Tired? Beware of Energy Vampires.
Now let me clearly say that you WILL NOT be happy all day, every day for the rest of your life. As we all know, being happy 24/7 is impossible. You can, however, be happy most of the time with some conscious effort. There are things that happy people do a little differently than the… Read More 10 Habits of Highly Happy People
Have you ever heard anyone say, “You can’t take care of others if you don’t take care of yourself first”? Well that is something I say everyday to the patients I work with. Some people find it admirable to work non-stop and constantly put the needs of others before their own. One of the biggest… Read More 10 of the Easiest Ways to Practice Self-Care
Have you ever taken a close look at how you perceive the world and everything in it? Perception is a way of thinking about, understanding, or interpreting something. Many things influence our perception of things. Our upbringing has a big impact on what we perceive. Society plays a huge role in our perception, especially the media… Read More Change Your Perception
One of the best things you can do for yourself first and foremost is to recognize that you can only control yourself. You might think you can change others or that others even can affect your mood. Truth be told, others do not have any control or influence on how you feel or behave. This… Read More You Have the Control
Following the end of a long relationship with my daughters father about 10 years ago I was in a pretty desolate place. Since childhood I had always tried to do the right thing and always think of others. I had done what was expected of me as a woman, a daughter, and now as… Read More Baby Steps That Can Lead to Life Changes