What to do when you feel helpless

Major tragedies like the Florida shooting can bring on feelings of despair and helplessness.  No matter how many inspirational stories you read trying to shift your mindset, the helpless feeling won’t go away.  Whether it’s an event like the mass shooting, a natural disaster, an illness, or a major life change, feeling helpless is difficult … Continue reading What to do when you feel helpless

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Embrace Self-Care

This Family Day weekend I was grateful to be able to experience some much needed down time “unplugging”. During this time, I realized how long it had been since I had given myself permission to take care of myself. Then I realized that every time I have “relaxed” lately, it wasn’t actually quality time. As somebody … Continue reading Embrace Self-Care

Human Violence Needs to Be Condemned – This is Not Just a US Problem

This post was a difficult one for me to write because I didn’t want to write about gun control, or mental health; however, I felt it was a topic that deserved attention after last week. On a day dedicated to celebrating love, the United States experienced another devastating tragedy and lost 17 lives to a … Continue reading Human Violence Needs to Be Condemned – This is Not Just a US Problem