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October 14, 2020

Beauty within Grief

Certain times of year, events, smells, sounds, and slight changes are often reminders of those special individuals that are no longer here with us in the physical sense. Grief Moments— These reminders (or/triggers) can be a sense of comfort (often when we’re ready for them and see the beauty within them) or can be a […]

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September 10, 2020

Suicide: Tough Conversations

Every 40 seconds someone dies by suicide! Over 800,000 people die each year by suicide! Suicide is the second leading cause of death for those individuals between the ages 15-29! (WHO, 2020). It is important to note that Suicide is a lot more than just numbers, statistics, and facts! Suicide is a complex issue involving […]

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August 18, 2020

Anxiety within Today’s World…

Anxiety within the many unknowns of today’s world!—Anxiety is not a new reality or concept but it is something that is shifting in how it presents: the patterns and the side effects that we need to pay attention too. Do you tend to want to avoid social events, animals, schools, parks, work, planes or basically […]

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July 21, 2020

We are our GAINS not our Losses…

“Focusing on individual gains not losses.” – Maia Szalavitz Throughout our life we are taught and shown to see our ‘shortcomings, perceived failures, and areas of growth’ as our losses. When we look inward with this lens you will find what you are searching for, with little to no difficulty. It has become our default […]

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June 30, 2020

Activation within Motivation (Our Processes)

Activation is the specific action or process towards action we take, it is the movement process. Motivation is the desire to have action, ultimately leading towards a completion of an individual goal. It’s the crucial element in setting and attaining one’s objectives. We can have one without the other, but when we can pull upon […]

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May 12, 2020

The Beauty within Change…

“Spring —Is a lovely reminder of how truly beautiful change can be.” –Unknown. As we are currently living within a pandemic lots of changes are occurring beyond our control. There is also lots of idle time to focus on those changes, and our inabilities to stop or impact them the way we may desire. Naming […]

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April 15, 2020

Find a New Sense of ‘Normal’…

The word ‘normal’ has always had a negative connotation for a lot of people. As ‘normal’ is used as a comparison to identify those that fall into abnormal or not good enough subsections. For the purpose of this post I’m pushing aside those identifications of ‘normal’ and highlighting that ‘normal’ is individualistic, there is no […]

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March 24, 2020

Anxiety Vs. Fear-Panic….

Anxiety mobilizes us into action (as long as, we are remaining within our window of tolerance). ‘Some’ anxiety is good. We require it to mobilize us when our alarms go off, when we are expected to be somewhere, and when a task is needed to be completed. Within the current state of our world we […]

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February 5, 2020

Am I Enough?—-Yes you are!

Recognizing our internal state of mind and acknowledging our feelings, is a needed process in order to obtain productive and long-lasting growth. Feelings of needing to be more. Feelings of not being enough. Fighting against these feeling is going to pull us further into the negative. 1. Recognizing these feelings, understanding that they are a […]

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January 1, 2020

Wish for Failure (the positives within it)

For 2020 what are your hopes, desires, wants and needs. Rather than focusing on a task list of what you need to do in order to be worthy = ‘Resolutions.’ Build a story that you want for yourself with tangible intentions. 2020 hope for failure as it will assure that you have tried something new! […]

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