Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Self Care Challenge

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

Therapy, Writing, Archives

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

Therapy

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)

Therapy, Sex, Relationships

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

Therapy, Relationships, Feminism

How to Create Change in Our Political Climate (USA)

Looks like things are heating up in the political world, but what can we do about it?… Read More How to Create Change in Our Political Climate (USA)

Therapy, Relationships, Archives

Strength in Tears: Dawn Among the Stars and Breaking Stereotyes

Repeat this with me: TEARS DO NOT ASK PERMISSION. I’ve worked with some amazing therapists and community members throughout my career, but recently I worked with an editor that threw me for a loop. She told me, flat out, that men do not cry and that my characters could not be strong if they cried… Read More Strength in Tears: Dawn Among the Stars and Breaking Stereotyes