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True Life: I have a chronic illness

True Life: I have Chronic Illness Almost 4 years ago I was diagnosed with interstitial cystitis. It all happened so fast. I’m still dealing with: “Why did this happen to me?” and “How do I live my life in peace?” Here’s my story and I hope it helps you learn a little more about chronic illness… Read More True Life: I have a chronic illness

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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

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5 Fun Things to do As A Couple

Guest Post This time of year gets very busy for everyone and if you are not careful, it can be easy to put your relationship (or even friendships) on the back burner. If this rings true to you, I would highly recommend focusing on improving that because over time, you will get into an easy… Read More 5 Fun Things to do As A Couple

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How to Create a Home Together

Guest Post First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby in a baby carriage! Right? There are also other important steps in there that come in between these life-changing stages and I believe that it is important to recognize them. So, today, I want to talk about the big step of moving in… Read More How to Create a Home Together

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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