Wakings – EMDR Journey Notes — Owning It

I don’t know if I am blocked or chewing on an empty bone. I am inclined to believe the former. I am sitting on every writer’s dream, a good opening sentence. For day’s I have stared at it. I am inspired by it’s potential to tell a fuller story. But I can’t get beyond this […]

Wakings – EMDR Journey Notes — Owning It

The Top Things 2020 Has Taught Us —

2020 has been a year unlike any other. While it has certainly had its downs, there have also been a fair amount of happy moments, memorable moments, and things we have learned and taken away. No matter what situation you are in now, it is important to remember to keep positive, look forward and treat […]

The Top Things 2020 Has Taught Us —

Grieving the End an Unhappy Marriage or Toxic Friendship —

Psychology Today Sarah Epstein MFT No matter how painful the relationship was, we may mourn its end. Sometimes, the people closest to us cause the most pain and lose the right to be part of our lives. In these cases, ending a relationship, be it an unhappy marriage, a one-sided friendship, or a toxic family relationship is the healthiest […]

Grieving the End an Unhappy Marriage or Toxic Friendship —

What is passive-aggressive behaviour — Guest Blogger Mental health 360°

How to identify passive-aggressive behaviour Passive-aggressive behavior might be a feature of some mental health disorders, but it isn’t considered a recognisable mental health condition. However, passive-aggressive behavior can interfere with your relationships and create difficulties at work, for both you and those around you. Have you ever come across or been the recipient of […]

What is passive-aggressive behaviour — Mental health 360°

Fun Fall During the Pandemic — Army of Angels: Part 2

After being so very careful for seven months, the AoA kids and I packed our bags and headed to the hills of Tennessee for a couple days. We spent one day at Dollywood, where masks were required and capacity was limited. We ordered curbside food for dinner, and brought our own food and snacks. Other […]

Fun Fall During the Pandemic — Army of Angels: Part 2

Review of Redeem Therapeutics Full-Spectrum Organic Hemp CBD Products —

This post may contain an affiliate link where I make a commission that doesn’t cost you extra to use and it helps supply my coffee habit. The views expressed are my own.  I’ve been using the Redeem Therapeutics Spray 750mg Hemp Extract in the mint flavor for close to a year now. There are also […]

Review of Redeem Therapeutics Full-Spectrum Organic Hemp CBD Products —

October Domestic Violence Awareness Month —

In a couple of days, we will come together once again to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month. However, this year is different and, in some ways, more critical than ever.  Domestic violence was an epidemic before COVID-19, with nearly one in four women and one in seven men reporting that they experience violence from their spouse or […]

October Domestic Violence Awareness Month —

Mental Healthiness Requires Work — Guest Post Shedding Light on Mental Health

The first pandemic in nearly a century. It’s a disaster on steroids. It has changed our daily lives. In some ways there has been some positive things that have happened. But sometimes I think those of us who try really hard to find hope in every situation look deeply to turn something extraordinarily troubling into […]

Mental Healthiness Requires Work — Shedding Light on Mental Health

5 Simple Steps For Dealing With Mental Health Problems —

Mental health issues affect one in four people. This could range from stress, anxiety, and depression, to severe mental health issues such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or borderline personality disorder.  Often, it can be hard to understand the cause of these mental health problems. They may be triggered by something that has gone on in […]

5 Simple Steps For Dealing With Mental Health Problems —

Kanye West’s mental health battle is a wake-up call for empathy —

Analysis by Lisa Respers France, CNN Friday, September 18th 2020, 9:05 AM I’m not asking you to feel sorry for Kanye West. The rapper/designer/provocateur may have earned as many critics over the course of his career as he has fans. But West’s mental health, which he has been open about, should be observed with sensitivity. […]

Kanye West’s mental health battle is a wake-up call for empathy —

Lady Gaga’s new book inspired by her childhood mental health struggles —

By Celebretainment Sep 16, 2020 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Lady Gaga’s personal trauma influenced the book she is penning with her mother. The ‘Rain On Me’ hitmaker and her mum, Cynthia Germanotta, have worked together on ‘Channel Kindness’ – which is a collection of 51 stories of kindness from young people across the world […]

Lady Gaga’s new book inspired by her childhood mental health struggles —

5 Easy, Practical Ways To Support Your Child’s Emotional Health This Year —

HUFFPOST Catherine Pearson 09/04/2020 11:31am EDT Spend at least five minutes a day, every single day, hanging out with them and doing whatever they want. Kids might find it more difficult to cope with the pandemic. Here’s how parents can help them. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit this past spring, billions of children around the globe were abruptly sent home […]

5 Easy, Practical Ways To Support Your Child’s Emotional Health This Year —

Things I’m Loving *Chronic Illness List #2 —

This post may contain affiliate links that don’t cost you more money when used and help to fund my coffee habit.  Rise Protein Bars   I’ve been eating Rise bars for years, my favorite flavors are Chocolate and Banana, Almond Honey, and Snickerdoodle. I eat one for breakfast every day except for weekends when I […]

Things I’m Loving *Chronic Illness List #2 —

Words Of Warning When Taking Out A Loan —

Short-term loan lenders are one of the options you can go to in order to resolve your desperate financial problems during COVID-19.  They offer quick cash, easy loan processes, and flexible payment rates for people to take advantage of. As long as payday loans are in-demand, payday loan lenders will always be present to provide […]

Words Of Warning When Taking Out A Loan —

Participate In A COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Near You —

As an Ambassador for CureClick, I have an exciting new Clinical Trial to share with you. As you all know COVID-19 has impacted our world as we know it. In order for us to move forward, we need a vaccine to combat the virus. You can help science, yourself, family members, and mankind by participating […]

Participate In A COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Near You —

#Wordless Wednesday Gulf Shores, Alabama —

Hi, it’s Wednesday! I’m so glad you stopped by today. This week I’m taking you to beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama. This area was recently hit by a hurricane and there was extensive damage across the shoreline. You can see an Oil Rig in the distant sunset. This photo was taken from the balcony of the […]

#Wordless Wednesday Gulf Shores, Alabama —

How Parents Can Help Their Teens Overcome Depression —

Children are heavily influenced by their surroundings. When we lavish them with positivity, they often grow up with a positive mindset and a can-do attitude. However, if we subject them to certain difficulties, they can be a lot more hardened as they approach their teenage years. The trials and challenges children face during their teenage […]

How Parents Can Help Their Teens Overcome Depression —

9 Simple Check-Ins to Identify Your Needs —

By Margarita Tartakovsky, MS  Last updated: 23 Aug 2020 Tuning into our feelings, thoughts, and physical sensations is the foundation of caring well for ourselves. We have to know what’s going on in order to take healthy, nourishing action and just better understand ourselves.  But the way we do these check-ins really depends on our personality and […]

9 Simple Check-Ins to Identify Your Needs —

Suicide, What’s Left Behind —

My father committed suicide in 1992 after a long struggle with mental illness, he was 52 years old. This post isn’t about how to prevent suicide, or that it’s preventable, this post is about what is left behind after a person commits suicide. September is Suicide Prevention Month and I’ve struggled with what to write. […]

Suicide, What’s Left Behind —