Rejection is one of the hardest things that we deal with in life. Especially when we get rejected for job offers or by someone we’re interested in, it feels like everything we want and need in life is out of our control. The reason that rejection can be so hard is because you place yourContinue reading “Handling Rejection in your Career & Dating Life”
I was talking to my cousin about relationships and she brought up such an interesting point – that relationships often expose our biggest insecurities. It takes vulnerability to be in a healthy relationship. We have to admit when we’re wrong, put our needs aside from time to time, and worst of all – share theContinue reading “Desperate to Confident: Self-Worth in Relationships”
It’s been a rough month for everyone. There’s no rulebook on how to handle a global pandemic. However, my recent experience losing my sweet Corgi, Daisy, offered an insight into how resilient and beautiful the human spirit can be. In a time of loss, we realize how to celebrate not only the departed, but thoseContinue reading “Farewell, Daisy.”
There’s so much pain in the world right now, and my heart goes out to anyone grieving someone affected by COVID-19. While I am not in that particular situation, I am currently grieving the loss of my Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Daisy. She was only 7 and in a matter of two days my boyfriend andContinue reading “Processing Grief: Healing During COVID-19”
Experiencing a mind-body connection can keep us inline with our emotions, as well as a simple art therapy exercise that will help you figure out the physical manifestations (or symptoms) of each emotion on your body.
We can lose days, hours of sleep, and precious energy mulling over the issues and choosing not to forgive ourselves. Or we can cultivate our self-compassion practice so that when we do feel let down or make a mistake, we can be patient with ourselves, learn from our mistakes, and give ourselves the space to grow.
When we are taught shame, we are being separated from that very connection that we so desperately desire.
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 are precious gem in this often soulless world. You will find a chosen family. YouContinue reading “An Ode to Lonely Hearts this Holiday Season”
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 toContinue reading “What You Can Learn From My Scam Story”
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 the “regions” in which we are allowingContinue reading “Managing Emotions: Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions”