Goals, Resolutions or a Vision Board

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Goals, Resolutions or a Vision Board: Succeeding in the New Year Happy New Year! As we begin 2024 and the excitement of the new year you may be wrestling with which direction to embark on in the new year. Whether it’s goals, vision boards or resolutions you may be wondering which is best for you. […]

That’s Not Love: It’s Codependency

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“I can’t stop thinking about her.” “I’m just so OBSESSED with him.” “I can’t live without her!” While these statements can seem endearing on the surface, in a particular context, these phrases can be evidence codependency. I often encounter individuals grappling with the subtle yet intricate web of relationship codependency. In session, as we explored […]

Establishing Your Third Place

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What is This? Like me, you may be wondering what is third place. It’s turns out it is a vital ingredient in your mental health tool kit.  But before we define it we need to clarify what first and second place are. First place would be considered where you live. Second place would be were […]

Forgiveness: A Crucial Principle to a Healthy Life

Forgiveness is tricky because we hear we’re “supposed to forgive”. On the other hand, we hear “I have a right to how I feel.” This post will not be about telling you why you must forgive but rather what you lose out on if you don’t. Then you can decide for yourself if it is […]

The Back-to-School Blues: How to Embrace Change

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The Back to School Blues: How to Embrace Change Summer is winding down, and school is back in session. For many, this season signifies change and let’s face it, change can be scary. Change can suggest instability, the unknown, and unpredictability. However, it is said that change is the only constant, so shouldn’t we be […]

Relationship Tips: How to Win Every Conflict

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Conflict in relationships are unavoidable. But by setting up the relationship for success, you can win every time. These relationship tips will show you how to win every conflict. It begins by creating patterns. First Relationship Tip The first relationship tip is creating patterns that are healthy and sustainable.  What that looks like is there […]

How Do I Pick A Major?

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A Guide for Traditional Students and Adult Learners Attaining higher education can be very exciting yet stressful. On one hand, you have so many new, fun, and exhilarating experiences awaiting. On the other hand, you have to make several, potentially life-changing, decisions.  For a college freshman, decisions might sound like: Do I room with my […]

The Best Gift You Could Give Yourself: True Self-Love

We hear that Self-Love is the essential love but, how does this practically look? Through the years, I’ve found that True Self-Love is two-fold: The first being Self-Discovery and the other Self-Acceptance.  Self-Discovery Self-Discovery is precisely as it sounds. It is to take the time and focused intention to come to know yourself. What are […]

Creative Burnout

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Scarier than Ghouls, Ghosts, and Goblins How many of us have a favorite artist, and we constantly cannot wait for them to release music? Or a director we anticipate creating another film? Or buying tickets for a comedian’s tour? Creativity is a talent adorned by many, but very few are aware of the hard work […]

Toxic Traits of Perfectionism and How to Improve Part. 2

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Toxic Perfectionism Part 2 Perfectionism can take a toll on one’s life mentally, emotionally, and relationally. Part 1 of this blog series discussed the toxic traits of perfectionism, their effects on the individual and those around them. These traits include being highly critical of yourself and others, habitually seeking out mistakes, downward spiraling when expectations […]