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,...
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...
Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression Let’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...
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...