What is the Big Deal about Vulnerability?

What is the Big Deal about Vulnerability?

Vulnerability means you are coming from a place/sharing from a space where your guard, your defenses, or your worries about what someone else may think is put to the side. Being vulnerable in a romantic relationship entails maintaining your integrity (i.e., your...
How Do I Stop Perfectionism

How Do I Stop Perfectionism

The main cause of perfectionism stems from a belief of not being good enough. For some, this might manifest in a certain area (e.g., not being smart enough). For others, this belief of not being good enough could be pervasive across various components of one’s life....
How to Wake Up in a Good Mood?

How to Wake Up in a Good Mood?

1. In order to wake up in a good mood, it’s crucial to set yourself up for quality sleep the night before. This means allocating between 7-9 hours for sleep. Having a night routine can help ease into sleep and “put the day away.” A night routine may begin at least 30...
Why Can’t I Stop Thinking?

Why Can’t I Stop Thinking?

A thought is merely an idea. The label “good thought” or “bad thought” comes to be when we interpret the idea: we either like the thought or we do not like the thought. Bad thoughts could indicate parts of one’s experience that are in need of resolution/healing. To...
How Do I Know if Therapy is Working?

How Do I Know if Therapy is Working?

More and more individuals are attending therapy to address personal challenges. For first-timers or individuals who might not have had pleasant therapy experiences, this one is for you! Some key questions to ask yourselves throughout the therapy process is: Do I feel...
How Do I Start Journaling?

How Do I Start Journaling?

One of the biggest benefits of writing/journaling lays in the fact that it is multimodal: it requires us to use our visual, auditory, and kinesthetic senses to see, hear, and touch. Activities, like journaling, that incorporate multiple senses allow us to more fully...
How to Be Mindful Everyday

How to Be Mindful Everyday

Mindfulness means being in the moment, not being caught up in our mind-stuff. The following are three tips to be mindful in our daily living: 1. Breathe. Slow, even breaths in and out from our belly function to calm the nervous system, which in turn allows us to feel...
What are Boundaries?

What are Boundaries?

I have been a private person since I was young. It’s part of my personality. I feel most comfortable sharing my thoughts, my feelings, and my dreams with those closest to me. Part of my sense of privacy likely intensified as a result of struggling with people-pleasing...
Rising

Rising

A spinning journey unfolds in spirals Beckoning beaming blooming A wheel that spinsA spiral that growsA coil that unfolds Powerful rising Vibrations of lightUnveiling all formsCourageous and bold Calmness levity peace Energy of upliftmentRelished in the reformAstute...

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