Why Forgiving Others is So Important to Your Mental Health

Oh the dreaded forgiveness blog, right? Always so much resistance comes up when we talk about forgiveness. AND, I love to talk about forgiveness. I do. I believe with 100% of everything I am that you cannot move forward in life with peace, freedom and happiness unless you forgive all the jerks who hurt you. I…

The One Thing You Need to Do Every Morning and Night

Alarm goes off, hit snooze, finally get out of bed, make coffee/tea, shower and then scramble about the morning trying to get ready to start your day. Sounds frantic! Is this how your days are starting (or something pretty darn close)? Are you running around like a chicken with its head cut off? Are you…

5 Steps to Loving Yourself Again

You know, so many of us are compassionate towards others. We hear of some unspeakable pain or even just someone’s trials for the day and we instantly feel empathy and want to do what we can to alleviate their pain or suffering. We often get so lost in helping others that we forget our own…

An Open Letter to My Ex.

Your love was like looking in a mirror: My soul reflected back to me. Only, I didn’t realize it. That is why it hurt so badly when you didn’t look back. I never chased myself, so why would you? Loving you was work. When you disregarded my feelings it was just me overlooking myself. I…

How to Let Go, Forgive and Move On From the Past

So easy to say. Moving on. Letting go. Forgive and Forget. People tell us to do it all the time, like it’s nothing. It’s nothing, right? Ah, he/she/they didn’t mean to do that. Just forgive, forget and move on. Are you serious? It’s hard to deal after the trauma, amirite? Right. What’s the big deal…