I would not be the person I am today without yoga. When I first started practicing yoga, it was one of the only things I did just for me. I cherished every minute of it. Not being responsible for anyone or anything but my own well-being felt like a luxury. “Yoga is a great form […]

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April 12, 2019

I Love Yoga, but Still Think Therapy is the Answer

Finding a therapist was one of the best decisions of my life. At the time, I had been struggling with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (although I didn’t know that’s what I was experiencing), an eating disorder (I didn’t want to admit), and high anxiety levels (so high that my relationship and performance at work were taking […]

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March 30, 2019

The Science Behind How Long Therapy Takes

The wellness industry, which grew 12.8% from 2015-2017 to a $4.2 trillion global market, has done an amazing job at convincing us that self-care is a luxury. I fell straight into the trap of thinking exotic yoga retreats, expensive green juices, and fancy trips to the spa were the only ways to practice self-care. Over the […]

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March 22, 2019

Low-cost Solutions That Can Improve Your Mental Health

I have a loud inner critic. It’s this nagging voice in my head that constantly tells me all the ways I’m messing up, falling short, disappointing people, and making a fool out of myself. This sneaky voice pretends it’s protecting me from failure when in reality it’s just getting in the way of me owning my instincts, […]

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March 11, 2019

How to Own Your Instincts (and Beat Insecurities)

“Daring to set boundaries is about the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” – Brené Brown All humans share a desire to be seen, loved, and accepted. Sometimes this longing is so strong that we sacrifice our own sense of self in hopes of receiving validation from others that we matter. Without […]

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February 18, 2019

My Mental Health Ritual: Self-Compassion and Setting Boundaries

The days become shorter, the weather turns bitter, and suddenly all those happy singles suddenly start pairing off. The whole world seems to yearn to curl up by the fire and sip hot cocoa with someone. Anyone. At least until Spring when the freedom of the single life calls again. If this sounds familiar, you might be […]

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January 17, 2019

6 Ways to Navigate Cuffing Season

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen People often think a happy marriage is a perfect marriage. Nothing could be farther from the truth. A happy marriage comes from accepting there is no such thing as perfect. No perfect partner. […]

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October 12, 2018

What’s The #1 Trick To A Happy Marriage?

I have been eying The Wild Unknown’s Animal Spirit deck for quite some time but it wasn’t until last weekend when I literally stumbled across the one and only The Wild Unknown’s art studio (in Portland!) that I decided to get it. I mean, what are the odds?! I definitely had something to learn from this deck. […]

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August 6, 2017

The Beauty of Trusting Yourself

I am LOVING this Super Soul Sunday clip. Watching Brené Brown and Oprah geek out on the topics of fear, vulnerability and “enoughness” is totally making my day (*cue THE HIGH FIVE😍). Can I get get an AMEN?! I was really moved by the description of vulnerability being the #1 casualty in a society rooted […]

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February 14, 2017

Vulnerability Sets Us Free

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