Working Myself out of Body Shame

Body shame. It’s something that I have struggled with for many years with as a child, teenager, and adult. It’s something that occurred even before I developed an eating disorder and it’s something that I still battle. Read more

Therapeutic Advantages of Journaling

Coping with anxiety, depression, bereavement, post-traumatic stress, and other difficult situations or mental health disorders are difficult to say the least. They can shake you right down to the core of your being and leave you feeling like an empty shell. Read more

5 Tips to Becoming an Organized Person

In our busy day to day lives, we could say that the hours in a day are not enough to attend to everything we need to do. The harsh reality is that a lot of times, this is true. Thus, we start lagging behind on work, errands, chores, and other things. Read more

5 Ways to Achieve Your Goals

As the final strains of Auld Lang Syne, fade our thoughts turn to the New Year and all the resolutions we are so determined to keep, just like last year’s which were a distant memory by the end of February! Read more

Calm Before the Storm: Launching a New Life

As I sit on the threshold of my inherent new beginning, I am poised for the magnitude of the opposition that I am facing and have faced time and time again. However, what is so clearly different this time around, is my personal projection of my own sense of failures down through the years. These failures are directly attributed to my lack of confidence in part, and unfortunately, an idle admission of my own low self- esteem as well. Read more

You Can Choose Your Mood

Every morning we scramble out of bed, reaching for the coffee to get us moving and out into the world. Most do not realize that another very important even is happening in this moment. You are deciding what kind of day you are going to have.  Read more

5 Tips for Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions

According to a study done by the University of Scranton nearly 45% of Americans set New Year’s Resolutions every year but only 8% actually succeed. There is no reason you can’t achieve your goals. These 5 ideas will help you get started on your new year. Read more

Ditch the Resolutions and Embrace Positive Changes

I don’t know how the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions began, but I know how it will end. It will end sometime in January when millions of people stumble from their firm resolutions and fade back into the behavior they sought to change. By February, those well-intentioned resolutions will be but a guilty memory, and the new exercise equipment purchased in anticipation of the fulfillment of the resolutions merely a convenient clothes rack cluttering up the bedroom. Read more