mental health awareness

Why Minimalism? The Mental Health Cost of Too Much Clutter

If you’ve ever looked around your space and had the instinct to ask more questions about your life and evaluate how this mess has accumulated, minimalism can benefit you. There are clear costs involved in maintaining our clutter and desires for consumption. Read this post to learn about about the mental health cost of all kinds of clutter.

Is Mental Health on Your Wishlist? 9 Strategies for Keeping your Sanity this Holiday Season

Have you considered yourself or your mental health during the holidays?  It's such a great time of the year, but it can be stressful and bring up painful and uncomfortable emotions as well.  I'll give you 9 concrete strategies for managing your stress levels and finding ways to enjoy this time. 

"Will I Ever Be Good Enough?" A Relatable Approach to Self-Compassion

Have you heard of self-compassion?  In short, it's a way of understanding the human experience of pain and suffering, knowing that everyone suffers, and being compassion about your own inadequacies or short comings.  For me, I feel like the language of self-compassion can be hard to connect with, but the ideas are so amazing!  Here I break down some of the ideas in a real way that you can embrace. 

"When Are You Going to Have a Baby?" How to Start Communicating about Infertility

Are you facing infertility or trouble conceiving?  It can be difficult to explain your situation to family and friends, and inevitably they will be asking you questions about when you're having a baby, or another baby, and when they will become grandparents.  Learn how to begin talking about infertility so that those difficult conversations don't become hurtful and destructive.  You can get the support you need by processing your emotions and communicating your needs clearly. 

Do I Need to go to Therapy? 5 Signs Counseling is for You

Have you notice changes in your every day life?  Is it difficult to get through normal tasks?  Are your relationships strained?  There are many reasons that people go to therapy.  Don't wait until you are in crisis to get help.  Here are 5 signs that counseling may be for you.  Life is hard, why not get help making it a little easier?