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Demi Lovato's Recovery Plan

Demi Lovato's Recovery Plan

2021-04-08 16:34:59 The riskiest part of Demi Lovato’s “California Sober” plan may be that she shared it publicly. Original Source »

Recovery From Grief

Recovery From Grief

2021-02-28 16:34:51 It’s true that grief is a part of our everyday lives. We experience grief all the time. Whether it’s from making decisions, seasons of changes with relationships and careers, quitting a behavior like drinking, or moving from one phase of life to another. The truth is when we move on and leave something behind or steer into a new direction, there is always grief. We feel grief f... »

Alonso's Birth Story

Alonso's Birth Story

2021-02-13 12:18:24 After what seemed like being pregnant forever, I gave birth to my rainbow baby on January 18, 2021.  While everyone had to live through the hell that was 2020, I uniquely lived through the pandemic, my first viable pregnancy, the death of my father, a presidential election, and several other heartbreaking moments. I did this all while carrying a baby, committing to keeping... »

Therapists: Are You Having Political Countertransference?

Therapists: Are You Having Political Countertransference?

2021-01-12 14:39:57 The past several years have been politically heated. How to maintain boundaries and gain self-awareness. Original Source »

The Year Nobody Wanted

The Year Nobody Wanted

2020-12-31 19:14:35 Typically I love the end of the year. I love Christmas and then preparing for New Year’s Eve. I love reflecting on the previous 365 days, looking at all I have achieved, what went well, what I’ve learned, and what I want to leave behind and what I want to take into the new year. It’s generally a refreshing time when I feel content and hopeful. I think about all the things I wan... »

Grieving the Unexpected Loss of a Parent

Grieving the Unexpected Loss of a Parent

2020-12-20 23:01:30 Four weeks ago, the day after my mom’s 72nd birthday, on a regular Tuesday in November, my dad unexpectedly passed away in his house here in Southwest Florida. As I type these words, it still doesn’t feel real. It still feels like a story I am telling. Like an act I am participating in. Like someone else’s life I am living. I feel like I’m toggling between reality and a dream. ... »

How to Prepare for Election Stress

How to Prepare for Election Stress

2020-11-02 08:00:00 Welcome November, and welcome to another stressful month of 2020. Unless you’re hiding under a rock, or live outside of the USA, I’m sure you’ve been feeling apprehensive about what this week will bring. On Tuesday November 3, America votes for the 46th President, along with other important senate and house races.  I want to remind everyone that I often write about my poli... »

The Discomfort of Isolation in 2020

The Discomfort of Isolation in 2020

2020-10-24 00:26:35 Remember in March when we were all like, staying home? I can do this! I am MADE for this! I’ve wanted nothing more! Or at least that was my attitude. I do love being home. I love my little house and my little family. I love being in my pj’s and snuggling with my cats. I consider myself to be an extroverted introvert. I need my “me,” time. So when Covid came to town, they said “... »

Secondary Effects of COVID-19 on Parents

Secondary Effects of COVID-19 on Parents

2020-09-23 13:15:42 There is a cumulative impact that can lead to an increase in stress that builds up over time. Original Source »

Robin William's Suicide and Connection with Dual Diagnosis

Robin William's Suicide and Connection with Dual Diagnosis

2014-08-18 12:04:26 I have been deeply impacted emotionally by the news of Robin William’s suicide… Original Source »

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