Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Processing the Past Through Writing

How writing changed my life and allowed me to forgive my past. One day I’d decided to sit outside with my dog under the shade of our backyard trees. It was the first warm spring day of the season and it felt like the perfect time to join him since he could always be found… Read More Processing the Past Through Writing

Therapy, Relationships

5 Things to Declutter to Remove Stress

If you haven’t heard about it yet, clutter and stress go hand and hand and when you have a lot of stress in your life, it limits your joy and does not allow you to focus on what truly matters. Stress not only impacts your joy and happiness, but it also affects your body, your… Read More 5 Things to Declutter to Remove Stress

Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Self Care Challenge

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

Therapy, Sex, Archives

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)

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