New Beginnings

Welcome to and to our first post!  I am honored you are taking the time to visit and read on.  This blog will have many contributors on many different mental health subjects and topics of interest for people interested in living an emotionally healthy lifestyle. I hope you find these entries helpful. This entry... Continue Reading →

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Mary Ainsworth

“In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.” ~Mary Ainsworth March is Women’s History Month. In honor of celebrating women, it is important to highlight their achievements, and contributions to society. The world of academia has been heavily influenced by men,... Continue Reading →

The Pressures of the World

Life can be tough. Dealing with the trials and tribulations of life within my own bubble can sometimes in itself be enough. When I turn on the television that bubble becomes bigger and the pressure inside greater. Not only do I have my own stuff to carry, but now I feel a deeper pain for... Continue Reading →

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Awareness week is once again upon us. Beginning February 26th thru March 4th, you may see a heightened level of eating disorder (ED) advertisements throughout several advertisement platforms. In order to try to help someone struggling with ED, it is important to be familiar with the signs of this type of struggle.... Continue Reading →


Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The proof of the upcoming holiday began popping up just after New Year’s. Any store you go to has Valentine’s Day themed everything. It’s as if Cupid shot his arrow of love at the entire retail community! While February 14th is a time to celebrate relationships, it can... Continue Reading →

Finding the Grey

Often times we go about life in the same routine. Day in and day out, life can be predictable. From when it’s time to wake up and arrive at work, to when it’s time to make the weekly yoga class, life is a structured schedule. Have you ever experienced an unexpected glitch in your well-made... Continue Reading →


Expectations are a set of beliefs that a situation will have a specific outcome in the future.  Another example of this is the conviction that a person will react in a certain manner.  Lastly, we can have expectations of ourselves, having faith that one might defy all odds in tricky situations.  How often do the... Continue Reading →

A Time to Reflect

                          The holidays are upon us, and another year is coming to a close.  Time seems to keep speeding by, and yet one can’t help to sometimes wonder….am I living the life I want to live?  It is so easy to get buried... Continue Reading →

Holidays and Grief

The holidays are soon approaching which can mean lots of stress on many people. Stress from decking the halls and getting ready for family visitors to stress from dealing with the holidays emotionally. For some people, the holidays can be a struggle, especially when they have lost someone so dear to them. After a family... Continue Reading →

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