My job is really rewarding, and I love what I do. I get to work with high school students at one of the most important times of their young adulthood and make a difference by helping them with the college process. I fell in love with helping students understand all of the integral parts of… Continue reading Two Lessons in One Day: The Story of Coincidence and Compassion
If y'all remember, I made a blog post a few years ago that debunked a few common misconceptions about therapy to encourage everyone to pursue therapy rather than shy away from it. Well, I'm back again with three more misconceptions that I can't wait to debunk, and I hope y'all are ready for the ride.… Continue reading Debunking Therapy Myths Part 2
I talked about self-care a lot in my last blog, including what it is and what it could look like. I mentioned that I practice self-care every Sunday, but I thought it'd be a good idea to give you all a peek into what my Self-Care Sunday routine looks like in case you all want… Continue reading My Self-Care Sunday Routine
I was today years old when I found out that there is a such thing as "self-soothe" and that it's vastly different from what we all know as self-care. If you didn't know either, don't worry because I've got you covered. Self-soothe 101 When you practice self-soothing, you are practicing ways to decrease your stress… Continue reading Self-care vs Self-soothe: Do You Know the Difference?
As someone who struggles with anxiety, I can tell you that it feels like you have a defect -- like there's something wrong with you or that you're wired differently from everyone else. This feeling of being defective is made even more apparent when loved ones around you don't seem to struggle with anxiety like… Continue reading What is the Scientific Connection Between Your Brain and Anxiety?
Happy New Year, everyone! I don't know about y'all, but I'm soooo excited to see what 2023 has in store for me! I don't have super high expectations or anything like that, but I hope this year is filled with plenty of opportunities for all of us to learn and grow. If you've been a… Continue reading My Vision Board: Discovering Me in 2023!
I've been struggling with balance, y'all. How does the saying go? "Life be life-ing" or whatever the young kids say these days 😂. It has been so tough trying to balance my personal life, work life, and social life in recent months. Now, most people would just combine their social life with their personal life,… Continue reading 3 Things I Learned About Myself Socially Thanks to Therapy
I realized that I always talk about my journey in therapy and encourage others to start therapy for themselves, but I never talk openly about what makes my therapist so dope. I'm hoping to change that today and encourage you even more to start your growth journey in therapy. Let's start with a bit of… Continue reading How to Know When You Found the Therapist for You
I hope y'all get something good out of this one because I sure did! I was having a casual conversation with a very close friend a few weeks ago, and she mentioned something that seems very normal to say. She said, "Ugh, I gotta get rid of this fat stomach!" Mind you, my friend and… Continue reading Are You Being Mindful of Your Self-Talk?
If you read the title of this and feel like I'm speaking directly to you, it's because I am! Don't worry, we've all done it before -- someone calls you or sends you a text and says, "Hey! How are you?" Of course, the natural response is, "I'm fine! How about you?" But, is it… Continue reading Stop Hiding Your Emotions: No More Saying, “I’m Fine” When You’re Not