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Guest Post I An Easy 5-Step PM Routine to Kick the Anxiety Blues

 

I am pleased to introduce to you Ms. Lovely Rose! I’m so touched by her survival story on overcoming anxiety! I love her vulnerability in sharing her journey. Many clients I meet struggle with anxiety and Lovely Rose offers simple yet practical steps for managing anxiety. Meditation is a widely used practice, but as Lovely Rose suggests I would highly recommend personalizing your routine. For example, Buddhists meditate for enlightenment + to connect to their inner self. While Christians meditate on the Word of God to stay connected to Jesus Christ. Do your research + follow your heart in establishing your routine. Without further ado…

Guest Post | After The Storm: 5 Things I Learned in Heartbreak Recovery

This week's post is from the talented Laneshia Lamb! Laneshia and I instantly connected through a Writer's Group in Ashley Coleman's Write Laugh Dream  after I read of her posts. Read that post here. I love how invested in self growth Laneshia is + I'm totally confident you guys will love her too! Here she is... 

4 Signs You're An Epic Parent!

Hey there Epic Parent!

Parenting is hard. Kids don't come with rule books. If you're a regular subscriber, you've heard me say plenty of times "It takes a village to raise a child." Sometimes we get distracted or caught up in the "the battle" with our teen + it may not feel like you're an epic parent.

Sometimes your kid can say "I hate you" + it's a common teen response. While other times your teen could say "I hate you" + it's a genuine concern. So how do you know you're epic?

3 Myths About Teens Who Self-Harm

I’m sure you have probably heard all of these statements made if you’re alive today. Self harm is such a taboo topic. Many people are scared to address self harm for fear of making the situation worse. Mental health itself carries a stigma, yet somehow we find certain mental illnesses more tolerable than others. For example, Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder is common + therefore considered “normal” vs. Bipolar I Disorder, which is considered crazy.