OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) OCD is probably one of the hardest things I deal with. I am not so much in the OCD actions category, but the thoughts that happen before hand. When I made this discovery with my psychiatrist, I felt a lot of relief. Finally there was an answer to certain thoughts I…

Social Media

Social Media How can we create a positive change on social media? … There has been a lot of talk about social media lately, and the affects it can have; especially on young, developing brains. Brains that see social media as their reality. The stories I have read are crazy. Young teens committing suicide, depression…

Letting Go

  Life Lesson: Learning how to let go   The truth is, I didn’t love my wedding dress. There were major complications the week before my wedding and I was at a loss. So many tears….A different seamstress helped fix what we could in the amount of time we had, and the dress looked SO…

My 2018 Intentions

MY INTENTIONS… I read this cool quote the other day about “resolutions” and I wanted to share a part of it… “Hey you. You are imperfectly perfect just the way you are and there is nothing “wrong” with you, nothing that needs “fixing”…Instead of creating a resolution, or asking yourself what needs fixing, set an…

Dear 2017 Brain

When I think about 2017, a lot of gratitude comes to mind. My family and friends are all healthy. I have my husband and new pup Charlie. My list could go on and on… Something I have been thinking a lot about though when I think about this past year and the gratitude I feel…is…

joy.

I have been thinking a lot about this holiday season and how I want to make it even better than the last. We love everything about this time of year at our house- the Christmas lights, the music, the movies, and the endless amount of activities… our list goes on and on. But what I…

In The Crowd.

…it’s interesting how you can be surrounded by so many people in a room, and still feel so alone…even when these people are your good friends. Has this ever happened to you? Feeling out of place when you should feel totally comfortable and loved? Who do you talk to when you start to feel this…

PMS

Bye Bye PMS…One of the subjects my readers have requested to hear more about is PMS. Ugh, it’s the worst right? Well did you know that PMS symptoms like anxiety, moodiness, depression, and many others are not normal?! I was shocked. You mean I’m not actually supposed to feel PMSey ever? …that’s right! ND Nicole…

Practice Makes Progress

I am reading a new book called The Untethered Soul, and as I was reading today, I was reminded to PRACTICE. To just keep practicing everyday, and as I do,  I will continue to grow and progress. Practice is about consistency and self compassion. For me, it is about stepping back and letting go…PRACTICE MAKES…

Mental Hygiene

Mental Hygiene We are all told the daily steps of hygiene when it comes to taking care of our bodies. Eating healthy, showering, going to the gym, etc. But what are we doing about our mental hygiene? Many do nothing, and mental hygiene is just as important as all the rest. Jody Moore, in Bold…