General Post

I just feel really happy

Going into my surgery, I was feeling overwhelmed. It was the first time in months that I had nothing distracting me and I was focusing on just me. I never questioned myself or my surgery, but everything I have been feeling for the past few months from school, work and life hit me - hard.… Continue reading I just feel really happy

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What I’ve learned from writing poetry so far this year

The past few weeks I’ve been doing a bit more reflecting on my writing this year. More specifically, poetry – what it does for me right now, how and where it started last fall and how I want it to continue to evolve. It’s kind of weird for me to see its evolution this past… Continue reading What I’ve learned from writing poetry so far this year

Collaborations

Guest post: What can self-care look like?

This is a collaboration and ad post. I recently met Alicia of Boxed In, Co who makes the She Matters Subscription Box through the Boston Business Women's networking group. Over the next few weeks, we're doing a few collaborations together and she was gracious enough to push herself to write up a quick post for… Continue reading Guest post: What can self-care look like?

General Post

Acceptance can create neutrality

Something I’ve been practicing this year is losing or shifting labels and purpose in my daily life. In relation to nutrition, we talk about ditching labels so food no longer is identified as good or bad, unhealthy or healthy, but just food. Using thought processes of do I like this food or does this food… Continue reading Acceptance can create neutrality

WRE: Other Health Professionals

Meet Your Team: Licensed Professional Counselor

Behavioral health is health, and while I think we know that, I don't think we know that. It's often pushed aside and I really do believe it's because many of us downplay our emotions. We tell ourselves "well, someone else has it worse, I'm making a big deal for no reason." That may be true,… Continue reading Meet Your Team: Licensed Professional Counselor