Self care is…

We've all heard the term 'self care' thrown around but most people do not know exactly what it is. During the pandemic, Most individuals found that taking care of themselves was extremely difficult which was/is very understandable. During session, Whenever this term is discussed, a significant amount of people feel it is something 'extra' or [...]

Understanding Personal Boundaries and Quick Tips

What are Personal Boundaries? The limits and rules we set for ourselves and within relationships, to protect our well-being Knowing our limits in a given situation, knowing what’s acceptable to us,  and what isn’t Knowing our values Having self-respect, meaning acknowledging our needs, not just another person’s Having respect for others, not being self-serving Being [...]

Sleep deprivation and its association with amplified negative emotions

No matter where you are or what you do, escaping those one or two sleepless nights may seem inevitable! In fact, a latest study claims that 1 in 3 people in the United States does not get proper sleep. Although you may not find it concerning, an extended period of sleep deprivation can have severely [...]

What’s hiding in your food? The Dangers of Food additives

  What's hiding in your food? It is a question that has boggled the mind for generations. What was once simply a glance at an easy-to-read list of ingredients has become complex thanks to the addition of food additives. Food additives, despite their widespread use, are detrimental to the health of most people when consumed [...]

What to Do When Friends “Breakup”

When friends break up, life might seem hard. I am not talking about a romantic breakup. In this post I want to focus on a different kind of breakup; when friendships end. Sometimes friendships end with a big falling out. Sometimes it’s more gradual; life gets in the way and friends slowly drift apart - [...]

Making Meaning When Terrible Things Happen

In their book, Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, Emily Nagoski, Ph.D. and Amelia Nagoski, DMA (2019) write about what they call the “Something Larger”, or the source of meaning in our lives. Sources of meaning can be the pursuit and achievement of certain goals, service to a spiritual calling, connection with others, [...]

Nutritional Deficiency and The Cues from Your Body

Nutritional Deficiency is subtle and can appear in many forms. Have you ever noticed little nuances in your body? These might be things that have just popped up over time, such as little marks on your nails or some bumps on the back of your arms or legs. In most cases, people attribute these things [...]

Domestic Violence and COVID 19: A Pandemic within a Pandemic

The pandemic within the pandemic As COVID-19 cases increased around the United States toward the end of March 2020, governmental regulations issued stay-at-home orders, school closures, and caused many individuals to be laid off, furloughed, or to work from their homes. Although stay-at-home orders were intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep our [...]

Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Food – What To Do!

A report was released earlier this month that stated popular brands of baby food and infant formula contain significantly high levels of toxic heavy metals including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury (1). To add to these already alarming findings, most of these brands are certified USDA organic. The Food and Drug Administration and World Health [...]

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week!

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week! Did you know that eating disorders are among the deadliest mental illnesses second only to opioid overdose? 10,200 deaths each year are the direct result of an eating disorder (1). Some common myths surrounding eating disorders are: “People who have eating disorders must be underweight”. Eating disorders [...]

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