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A New Take on Discussing Sexual Assault

this video and blog post openly talks about sexual assault and survivorship depicted in fiction. … Read More A New Take on Discussing Sexual Assault

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What I know As a Therapist

What I know As A Therapist I’ve been practicing marriage and family therapy for awhile now, and the common theme I see in my clients is that we are all different and that’s OK. Here a few more thoughts about humanity and what brings us together as one weird bunch. 1.) We’re all going to… Read More What I know As a Therapist

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Self Care Challenge

Here’s a challenge for you to start 2019 off right. … Read More Self Care Challenge

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Beauty Norms

Beauty Norms Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but we know there are strong social ties to who and what is considered beautiful. As a therapist, it is my belief that we are all suffering from some type of body dysmorphia. With the media idolizing the likes of @kimkardashian or any of her… Read More Beauty Norms

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Stress: The Silent Killer (But It Doesn’t Have to Be)

Let’s face it we’re all stressed. We have unavoidable stress and stress that just comes out of nowhere, but in the end our lives are complex and with that complexity comes stress. You’re not alone and it’s not a competition, I promise. And there are things you can do to set yourself up for success… Read More Stress: The Silent Killer (But It Doesn’t Have to Be)

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Self Love: A Moving Target Worth Hitting

Self love is a moving target. It’s the best gift we can give ourselves, but what happens when we’re running on empty? This week I’m opening up about a low moment in my life where I lost all sense of self and forgot to love myself. Samantha Heuwagen is a sex therapist, author, and activist… Read More Self Love: A Moving Target Worth Hitting