Public Perception of Will Smith vs Chris Rock

I’ve seen a lot of the responses in relation to the incident at the Academy Award ceremony recently between Will Smith and Chris Rock. The responses tend to be polar opposites with people either praising Will and pointing anger at Chris for the insensitive joke, or villainizing Will for the act of violence and defendingContinue reading “Public Perception of Will Smith vs Chris Rock”

“New Year, New Me”

I wrote the message I am about to share in January on social media, and I wanted to share it here with all of you as well. I think this is an important message for all. Especially if you set some new year resolutions, and are already starting to feel yourself slipping back to oldContinue reading ““New Year, New Me””

Do You Identify as a People Pleaser?

Do you find yourself giving and giving to everyone around you? Getting frustrated when you feel a lack of reciprocation? Maybe you start to think that you’re just not meant to get as much love as you give. Sound remotely familiar? If so, this might help you understand why. Learning about different ways to understandContinue reading “Do You Identify as a People Pleaser?”

Claim Your Power Live – Initial Thoughts

This weekend I took some time for myself and attended a powerful virtual event. Day 1 of the Claim Your Power Live conference with Mastin Kipp was intense to say the least. Taking a polyvagal approach, one exercise involved shifting in and out of joy, sadness/depression, and anxiety/stress. People are often scared to allow themselvesContinue reading “Claim Your Power Live – Initial Thoughts”

World Mental Health Day

October 10th was World Mental Health day. Last night I saw an old post in my social media memories that I had made on October 10th several years ago. It was filled the usual positive motivational fluff: “Reach out to someone struggling.” “Leave people feeling better when they exit your presence.” “Be there for eachContinue reading “World Mental Health Day”

Importance of Trauma-Aware Relationships

I follow The Holistic Psychologist on Facebook, and she recently shared something that really resonated with me. If you are interested in psychology, trauma awareness, and/or self-healing, you should definitely go check out her page! I am always finding great information there and this likely won’t be the last time it sparks a post ofContinue reading “Importance of Trauma-Aware Relationships”

Owning Your Emotions

If you really want to challenge yourself, I highly encourage reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson His no BS approach pulls NO punches, as you can see from the photo I took. It can be difficult to get through because your ego can get a little bruised haha. WhenContinue reading “Owning Your Emotions”