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Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

Marriage: It’s Hard, But it Doesn’t Have to Be As a therapist I always question my clients about how they know certain things. How do you know it has to be that way? How do you know you can’t do X, Y, or Z? How do you know? How? Why?  You get the idea. One of… Read More Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

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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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Making Real Connections in a Digital World

Attracting new followers can be challenging. I have found that engaging sincerely with people can make all the difference. … Read More Making Real Connections in a Digital World

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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

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Self-Care for Writers

As a therapist, I always find myself preaching about self-care and how to achieve it. Whether it be to my clients who are probably sick and tired of listening me ask them about their daily self-love or my friends, the one group of people I adore who don’t normally take time for themselves are writers––the… Read More Self-Care for Writers