Okay, show of hands -- who knew that April is National Stress Awareness Month? I'll be the first to tell you that I sure didn't know, but once I found out, I thought this would be a great opportunity for me to bring you another gem I learned from a therapy session I had in… Continue reading The Best Therapy-Approved Way to Manage Stress
Let's be real -- we've all heard this phrase, "Family over everything" since we were younger. It's a phrase that has been instilled in us early on to remind us that no matter what happens and no matter who else comes into our lives, we shouldn't forget our family. After all, they are our blood,… Continue reading Let’s Rethink, “Family Over Everything”
TW: Suicide Before this gets started, let me just say that I'm sorry that this is the second post in a row where I'm talking about suicide. If you're new here, I promise my posts aren't always so dreary! This topic has been heavy on my mind lately, and I know that someone else may… Continue reading Reflective Meditation: What Is It & Why Should You Do It?
TW: Suicide Hey, LFT fam. I don't mean to bring the mood down, but there's something that has to be addressed. We're only two months into 2022, and I'm noticing a bit of a pattern that has me a little concerned. There have been a lot of celebrity suicides and celebrities opening up about how… Continue reading Whatever It Is, Just Hold On
February is upon us, which means that Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. Usually, this is the time of year where I stress the importance of self-love and self-confidence, and while all of that is still important, I decided to switch it up a bit. This year, I want to focus on the love that other… Continue reading Are the People in Your Life Pouring Into Your Cup?
I'm sure quite a few of us can agree that 2021 was filled with many ups and downs -- for me, I started a new job, left that same job, changed my career path, and grew both personally and professionally. I've learned quite a bit last year through the celebrations and the many challenges, but… Continue reading My Vision Board: I’m Ready for 2022!
Happy New Year, everyone! I'm back with a brand new blog post, as I am finally in a different space than I was since my last post. I figured, there's no time to start anew than at the beginning of the year, so here I am! Phew! I have so much to tell you, but… Continue reading I’m Back: Here are 3 Things I’ve Learned in My 3 Months Away
Dear LFT Family, This is a really difficult decision to make, but it's certainly one that I have been thinking about for a bit. To put it plainly and simply, I'm taking a break from blogging for now. I know, I know -- just hear me out. For those who don't know, I recently started… Continue reading A Letter to My Readers
TW: Suicide If you haven't heard, September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and it's an honor to do my part in continuing to bring awareness about this issue. If you haven't read my previous post about my experience with suicidal thoughts and the public reaction to that post, please do so. Sharing my experience with… Continue reading How to do a Mental Health Check-In in 5 Easy Steps
On August 16th at 12:38 am, my sweet Bella passed away right before my very eyes. At the time that I'm writing this, it's only been two days since she's been gone, and I feel the pain of her absence in everything that I do. Every time I put Sophie in her bed, I remember… Continue reading In Remembrance of Bella, the Family Dog