An Ode to Lonely Hearts this Holiday Season

To anyone who has been emotionally, physically, or mentally abused by close family. To anyone who cannot come out to their family. To anyone who has lost family support because you stood in your truth. This is for you. You areĀ  precious gem in this often soulless world. You will find a chosen family. You… Read More

What You Can Learn From My Scam Story

I get a call from someone impersonating an officer, with all my information, concerned about missing a court appearance for jury duty. Not only have I never even been called in to jury duty, but I have also never had any experience with missing a court date. I fell into the trap of listening to… Read More

Managing Emotions: Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions

I’m one of those people who frequently looks for ways to have my mind blown. For the first time ever, I was introduced to Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions, and I feel like I have been reunited with a long-lost friend. By looking at this graph, you can easily identify theĀ “regions” in which we are allowing… Read More

Scheduling Time for Self-Care, Creativity + Managing Anxiety (video)

I created a video on my YouTube channel, BetiGrewUp about mastering habit trackers and organizing activities of self-love into your daily or weekly routines. Subscribe to my channel for more videos on self-discovery, self-care, and mental-health-related topics. My upcoming video series is focused on what contributes to our sense of self and how we can… Read More

An Introduction To Beti Grew Up

In this blog I aim to:

A) help you understand and manage your emotions,
B) dissect what having a sense of self means, where our own sense of self comes from, and how to begin to change that story, and
C) create a community that strengthens one another to decolonize, to unlearn, to relearn, and to cultivate our best selves. Read More