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What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)?

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)?

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)? Last week, we discussed what trauma is: our minds' response to processing a disturbing event that happened to us. I want to discuss how anyone who suffered the effects of trauma can find meaningful healing....

Self-Care while Healing from Emotional Trauma

Self-Care while Healing from Emotional Trauma

Self-Care while Healing from Emotional Trauma Last week, we discussed what trauma is: our minds' response to processing a disturbing event that happened to us. I want to discuss how anyone who suffered the effects of trauma can find meaningful healing. For some, the...

Positive Affirmations That Actually Work

Positive Affirmations That Actually Work

Positive Affirmations That Actually Work Have you ever tried repeating positive affirmations to yourself? I have. Years ago I gave my best effort at practicing morning affirmations. I had found a list. It was probably on Pinterest. The sentences of positive...

What Is Emotional Trauma?

What Is Emotional Trauma?

What Is Emotional Trauma? Do you wonder if you are experiencing emotional trauma? Trauma is an invasive side effect that can devastate us. It's our mind's response to a severe incident or event. The causes vary from a life-altering accident, rape, natural disaster,...

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum DepressionLet's start with this–postpartum depression is real. If you've tried to conceive, undergone fertility treatments, experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or an infant loss, adopted, or successfully completed your pregnancy...

What Is Spiritual Abuse?

What Is Spiritual Abuse?

What Is Spiritual Abuse?   The unfortunate truth is that most of us are familiar with some sort of abuse. Whether we experienced it ourselves or knew someone who experienced this heartache… we know of it. In preschool we learned not to kick or hit our friends. It...

Navigating A Mormon Faith Crisis

Navigating A Mormon Faith Crisis

Navigating A Mormon Faith Crisis Parting with the church of Latter Day Saints (LDS) can be equal parts transformative and disorienting. How do you find the path forward when you are in the middle of a faith crisis? How can you cope when you leave a culture that...

Surviving Perfectionism: “Baby, I Was Born This Way.”

Surviving Perfectionism: “Baby, I Was Born This Way.”

Perfectionism is a hard burden to bear. It can be both a symptom or attempt to manage depression, anxiety or PTSD. Whether you regularly find yourself desperately sleepless as your mind reels with things you “must” get done… or you simply believe it is the “right” to...

Here Are a Few Of My Favorite Things

Here Are a Few Of My Favorite Things

It’s no secret that 2020 has been a year of changes and challenges. Those of us with depression, anxiety or trauma we still have to manage daily life. Coping with health concerns, political stress and burnout, and major social uprisings… I think we have all needed a...

What you should know about medication Part 2

What you should know about medication Part 2

 Part 2: What You Should Know About Starting Medication. The darkness that comes with a lack of direction is something the worst part of getting help. The not knowing what’s wrong. The not knowing if there is a way out. The not knowing if you are willing to take on...

What you should know about medication Part 1

What you should know about medication Part 1

Part 1: What You Should Know About Starting Medication. Beginning medication for depression or anxiety can seem like an overwhelming and scary decision. Maybe this is an option that you’ve considered for some time but it just never seems like the right moment to begin...

A Personal Essay On Miscarriage and Infant Loss

A Personal Essay On Miscarriage and Infant Loss

A Personal Essay On Miscarriage and Infant Loss. The pain of miscarriage and infant loss is unspeakable. And yet, we must give it words. As with all our struggles - all our anxiety, depression and traumas - we are tasked with what seems like the impossible: finding...

Are You Ready To Leave Your Low Self-Esteem Behind?

Are You Ready To Leave Your Low Self-Esteem Behind?

The feeling of not-good-enough is back again and draining all of your energy. You have the sensation that you are playing catch up all of the time: at work, at home, with the kids, with your changing body… It seems that you can’t ever get it all done and done right....

Do You Have Productivity Shame?

Do You Have Productivity Shame?

Productivity shame is a real thing. If you’ve ever felt like your entire day was a waste or that “I suck!” because you didn’t get everything or ‘enough’ done then you have likely experienced productivity shame. It is the experience of feeling that you must do or...

Relationship Freedom

Relationship Freedom

What Are Your Rights In A Relationship? It seems like an appropriate time to talk about freedom with the 4th of July right around the corner. But I'm not talking about our country's freedom. I'm talking about the freedoms you have a right to in every relationship you...

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