What makes working on your physical health different than emotional health and how can you handle people who don’t understand mental well-being? Mental health stigma comes from its emotional Nature and misunderstandings but I argue that physical health is related to emotional well-being as well as anything!*Can’t lose weight? Why are you trying to in … Continue reading Open convo about mental and physical health
First opportunity to share my story and pay it forward. When you experience heartache and don’t know why until it’s too late, that can have a profound effect on your life. Relationship themed OCD plagued me when I fell in love and when it was too late. I had already pushed the one person away … Continue reading Share Your Story
https://videopress.com/v/PSmPBlzo?preloadContent=metadata Personal awareness always takes readjustment and reassessment.
When silence screams it pierces your ears. Louder than words; more honest than words.When you sit in silence, you hear yourself louder than ever. Do you listen? Do you shy away? What do you hear?Are you able to tolerate the audience of trees, birds, or waves as you sit still?It's almost as if they are … Continue reading Silence Speaks
Stand up for what you know is right. Stand up for what you know you deserve.Bring your best self to a partnership. Expect the best of someone else. Don't be a second choice; know your worth.Understand what you need from someone and what you can offer someone. Don't let your care for someone take away … Continue reading Stand Up for Love
Stop. Freeze. Heart races, time stops, head spins, and the desire to run, scream, move, itches beneath the skin. The desire to fix, vent, change, make sudden decisions, boils into an uncomfortable sensation within the body. Where do you turn? What do you do with these feelings you have? Where are they coming from and … Continue reading Stillness
When you keep seeing the same things in life, is it a sign or just coincidence? When you keep having similar dreams, do they mean something or is it just happenstance? How do you know? When you plan to move and a global pandemic leaves you "stuck" and unable to make moves, there must be … Continue reading Signs or Just Coincidence?
I realized that I am somewhat of a chameleon.I adapt to my surroundings and this helps me survive. A lot of people have been talking about quarantine time and the idea that whether you are an introvert or an extrovert can really impact how you handle this forced isolation. Introverts tend to feel very happy … Continue reading Being a Chameleon Helps
Yesterday morning I was on a hike with my neighbor (yes, 6 ft apart I promise) and we were discussing health issues she has been dealing with. She had to plan for a virtual appointment with a dietician and a doctor and we began talking about nutrition and health issues. At one point I said, … Continue reading The Common Phrase “Along with Diet and Exercise” is WRONG
First of all, everyone deserves to always be in charge of their own mental and emotional well-being. However, for some during this time, it might be a wake up call to anxieties and negative emotions never felt before, stifled down, or ignored for lack of understanding how to handle them. And that's ok too. Give … Continue reading The Anxiety of the Times