what the f&$k is self love?

I love when people ask me that?   My response is always the same, its personal to YOU! My personal definition of self love is awareness, its being kind to yourself, trusting yourself, asking yourself for advice before you run to others.  Its trusting that you will not abandon or neglect yourself.  Its being incredibly comfortable … Continue reading what the f&$k is self love?

How to move forward gracefully after a divorce

Let's face it, divorce, and break-ups in general, are very difficult to process and move on from.  For many reasons, separating from the person we love leaves us feeling lost and desperate for answers.  Many times we blame ourselves in hopes that if we take ownership of the breakup we can then fix whatever is … Continue reading How to move forward gracefully after a divorce

You should be your own best friend

It sounds cliché, but as we struggle with so many life situations, which sometimes for us it means learning how to forge forward during really tough times, it is important to be grounded in who we are and focus on what brings us joy. I do believe in joy, whatever package that comes in, because … Continue reading You should be your own best friend

Allow your past lovers to be your greatest teachers

For now, this moment, let us try to understand what brought us to where we are.  Let us be kind to ourselves as we dive deep into our soul and carve out a space for acceptance as we recognize each and every person that has brought us to life and to the depths of despair … Continue reading Allow your past lovers to be your greatest teachers

Relieve anxiety by “grounding” or “earthing”

I have personally struggled with anxiety for as long as I can remember. As a child I always had this feeling of wanting to crawl out of my own skin and even worse was the big red rubber ball that I always felt was going to run me over as it continuously chased me. Crazy … Continue reading Relieve anxiety by “grounding” or “earthing”

Improve your life with these simple and amazing Keystone Habits

Let's start with defining Keystone Habits!  This is a term I discovered while I was in trauma therapy years ago and by far this concept has added so much value to my life. Simply put, Keystone Habits are small healthy and positive changes or habits that people introduce into their daily routines that unintentionally carry … Continue reading Improve your life with these simple and amazing Keystone Habits

Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?

A few years ago during a session with my one of my therapists we discussed (what else?) relationships....present, past and potential.  When he asked me what it was that I wanted out from a relationship and a partner, my response was that I had already received exactly what I had asked for…my ex-husband.  I felt … Continue reading Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?