Welcome back to the blog, LFT family! I'm back with a tough one, and it involves stepping out of your comfort zone and stepping into potentially new territory. I'm challenging you to answer one journal prompt each day -- doesn't have to be too long or anything like that. Even if you're not a writer… Continue reading 30 Days of Journaling & Self Reflection
What Does It Really Mean to Surrender Your Control?
When I was younger, my father was always trying to teach me lessons that I just didn't want to hear as a 13-year-old kid, as I'm sure is true for a lot of you out there. However, there was always one saying that kept coming up over and over again in each stage of my… Continue reading What Does It Really Mean to Surrender Your Control?
3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Struggle with People-Pleasing
Alright, LFT family. I'm still on a journey of discovering why I'm such a people-pleaser, and I've made a lot of progress since my last blog about it a couple of months ago. Don't get me wrong, I'm still a work in progress in my attempts to choose myself over others, but I've learned so… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Struggle with People-Pleasing
Are Words of Affirmation Just BS?
I always heard that with anything you want to learn in life, repetition is key. I've also always heard that the best way to feel good about yourself is to either say it to yourself out loud or write it down somewhere. Naturally, you'd think that repeatedly saying words of affirmation or writing it in… Continue reading Are Words of Affirmation Just BS?
My Vision Board: Discovering Me in 2023!
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!
3 Things I Learned About Myself Socially Thanks to Therapy
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
Are You Being Mindful of Your Self-Talk?
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?
Trust Me: The Universe is NOT Out to Get You
If you read the title of this blog post and said, "You're lying. The universe is most definitely out to get me," then keep reading. I'm writing this specifically for you. I'm a big believer that the universe sends people messages and signs; sometimes they affirm everything we've been looking for, and sometimes it seems… Continue reading Trust Me: The Universe is NOT Out to Get You
Stop Hiding Your Emotions: No More Saying, “I’m Fine” When You’re Not
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
Are You the ONLY Owner of the Key to Your Box?
You probably read the title of this thinking, "What the heck is she talking about?" Well, I'm glad you asked. We all have a box or treasure chest of some sort that contains everything about us, whether you know it or not. In that box are our fears, triggers, emotions, and everything else under the… Continue reading Are You the ONLY Owner of the Key to Your Box?