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 […]

3 Ways to Start Taking Care of Yourself When You’re Codependent

16 March

In my early 20s, it was easy for me to become a stressed out mess.  I was always being easily affected by other people’s “stuff”.  Feeling guilty for doing certain things — or not doing certain things.   Putting pressure on myself to try to do anything and everything that was asked of me. I […]

7 Ways to Start Your Journey Toward Self-Love

09 March

For many of us, we could all use some help in the self-love department.  Our own level of self-love can be detrimental to our success in relationships, career, health, and overall well-being. Here are 7 ways to start your journey toward self-love: #1 – Do mindfulness practices.  To be mindful means to be tuned-in to […]

How to Let Go of Trying to Fix the Relationship When He Doesn’t

02 March

I used to be, what I like to call, a “Little Miss Fix-It”. Whenever there were problems with the guy I was dating at the time, I always tried to just “fix” everything on my own.  I’d try to find some neat and easy way that would fix the problem and put us back together […]