Tag Archives: healing

Mental Health and Validation

Life can be strange sometimes. Oh hell, who am I kidding? Life is pretty strange all the time. For instance, I never thought that I’d have a conversation about mentally unstable people with my kid, nor did I think that … Continue reading

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Witnessing Pain

Yesterday was a hard day. I had a lot to accomplish (and I did so) but I also had to work through being shut down and that wasn’t pretty. It was quite painful, in fact. But I did it. And … Continue reading

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The Law of Attraction and Anxiety

  I recently posted about having a problem attracting people with high anxiety. A good number of friends messaged me asking if they were one of the folks with high anxiety I’d blogged about. Funny enough, NONE of them were the … Continue reading

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Healing Trauma with Yoga – via happiness.org

My article on healing trauma through yoga. ❤ According to the Yoga Journal, there are 38 health benefits to having a daily yoga practice. They range from physical body health, like flexibility, draining lymph nodes, increasing circulation, lowering blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Being Healthy Means Being Honest

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in my therapist’s office explaining how I really needed to get to a dentist. She’d previously promised to help me find one that had knowledge on the bacteria in my mouth and … Continue reading

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Emotional Growth Is Tough

When we learn in school, there’s repetition to help us maintain knowledge. When we exercise and lift weights, there’s repetition in order to help our muscles get stronger. But during these moments of stretching, we rarely discuss why the rest … Continue reading

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Writing, Therapy, and Thriving

Last night I got back to a writing project—okay, a novel—that I was hoping to finish by last December. I’ve never had so much trouble writing a novel before. Usually, I’m quite fast and can crank them out. First drafts, … Continue reading

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