How to Know When It’s Possibly Time to Get a Divorce

25 May

Deciding whether or not to get a divorce is hardly something to be taken lightly.  Overall, I do generally think that relationship issues can and should be worked out before making the decision to separate and do any filings. However, there is mostly one absolute “deal breaker” where I think it’s necessary to get a […]

6 Questions to Ask Before Moving in With Your Partner

18 May

There are some strong opinions and views out there when it comes to living together before marriage.  There is the group who tends to think that moving in must happen before marriage in order to have a “practice run” so you know what you’re committing to.  On the other hand, there’s the group of people […]

Why Setting Boundaries in Relationships Are So Important

11 May

If you would’ve asked me 5 years ago what boundaries were I would’ve had no idea how to answer you.  Boundaries were a complete foreign concept to me.  It wasn’t until I had moved to South Korea, where I was in the midst of all kinds of relationship problems, that a friend had introduced the […]

10 Myths About “Healthy” Relationships

04 May

As originally published on MindBodyGreen. Each one of us carries ideas around about what a healthy relationship looks like or “should” look like. This typically comes from our upbringing, the relationships we see around us, and more. Yet these common beliefs about “healthy” relationships often create and reinforce stereotypes, many of which can do more […]

Releasing Resentments and Opening Up to Love

27 April

A while back I found myself in a not-so-happy place for a few days.  My work at my counseling job was extra stressful, I had multiple things at home that needed to be done that weren’t, and my boyfriend and I weren’t quite understanding each other with certain things. For the most part, this wasn’t […]

How I Manifested a Happy, Healthy and Loving Relationship

20 April

Just a few years back, I was in a very unhappy place.  I was heartbroken, lonely, unsupported, and wondered how and if I would ever be in a stable relationship that was healthy, happy, and filled with love. That is, until I made some inner shifts.  Here’s how I managed to manifest a new relationship […]

5 Ways to Care For Yourself During Your Menstruation

13 April

If you’re a woman, you’ve dealt with this: the bloating, the painful cramps, the irritation, the potential messes that can happen, and the overall feeling of discomfort.  Our monthly period isn’t something that many of us would refer to as “enjoyable” by any means. Many of us have a tendency to try and “hide it” […]

5 Steps To Forgiveness

23 March

Forgiveness.  It is one of those things that can sound so challenging and difficult to do, yet not doing it can be detrimental our growth and overall well-being.  When we don’t forgive and hold on to bitter resentments, we can find ourselves feeling stressed, miserable, angry, or sad for years after an event happened. Maybe […]