Tag: mental health

It’s Time For an Expression of Care

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Five years ago, my family experienced a sudden, life-altering event. I was not afforded much time to process the trauma I was experiencing. I...

Meditation and Mental Health for Moms

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Meditation has long been known to help many different aspects of our mental health. It is proven to reduce stress, control anxiety,...

Tips to Support Children’s Mental Health During a Pandemic

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When all this started, my husband and I  talked to our daughters (ages 9 and 7) about what a pandemic means. We did it...

Being Grateful in Hard Times

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I knew I was in trouble when a Coronavirus update from my cell service provider made me burst into tears.  Their message said, “We’re here...

Managing Mental Health in Uncertain Times

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During this extreme time of uncertainty and unchartered territory, I’m sure I’m not the only one whose overall worry and anxiety about the state...

Why I See a Mental Health Professional

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I regularly see a mental health professional.  And I love it. I started about three weeks after our daughter was born. She was our second so...

7 Simple Ways to Practice Self Love

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It's February and it's officially the month of L-O-V-E! Since having kids, I will admit my focus has shifted during this month to be all...

Stressed Out? Here’s How to Handle It

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News flash: moms are stressed. Big surprise, right? Whether you stay at home full-time or put in a solid 40 hours at the office, there...

I Treated My Depression Too Late

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After I had my first child in 2014, I smiled all the time, and couldn’t sleep because I was so happy. Motherhood generally came...

Why I Send My Kids To Therapy

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I send my kids to therapy. The therapists we work with specialize in adolescent behavior, specifically girls. I have a 17-year-old and an 11-year-old and they...