Interview: What Body Positivity Icon Lindley Ashline Wants You to Know About Your Self-Image

Recently, I had the pleasure to meet and work with a wonderful lady named Lindley Ashline who is the body-positive icon of my dreams. She is the owner and creator of The Body Love Box (a body-positive, LGBTQIA+ friendly and racially diverse subscription box) as well as a photographer who helps women feel secure and beautifulContinue reading “Interview: What Body Positivity Icon Lindley Ashline Wants You to Know About Your Self-Image”

3 Subscriptions for Your Next Date Night In

HAPPY MONDAY, EVERYONE! I hope you all are doing well.  I received my COVID-19 test results back, and they were negative!  So I am quite happy about that.  It looks like I just have the flu, which, for once, is more than welcome news. Anyhoo, today I wanted to share with you three subscriptions thatContinue reading “3 Subscriptions for Your Next Date Night In”

The Body Positive Maven: An Interview with Lindley Ashline

Recently I had the pleasure to meet and work with a wonderful lady named Lindley Ashline who is the body-positive icon of my dreams. She is the owner and creator of The Body Love Box (a body-positive, LGBTQA+ friendly, and racially diverse subscription box) as well as a photographer who helps women feel secure andContinue reading “The Body Positive Maven: An Interview with Lindley Ashline”

Hone Your Self-Care Skills in Quarantine

Throughout the past week as more and more cities, states, and districts have begun to enforce shelter-in-place orders due to the COVID-19, I have seen something harmful unfold. Many people are out of a job and being forced to stay at home, while numerous influencers across all social media platforms have created videos and articlesContinue reading “Hone Your Self-Care Skills in Quarantine”

The Horror Genre: An Antidote for Anxiety

HAPPY TUESDAY, EVERYONE! I hope you are doing okay and staying healthy (both mentally and physically).  I am still dealing with my symptoms related to COVID-19, as well as maintaining my self-isolation, so I wanted to share with you one of my favorite techniques for managing anxiety. I struggle with Major Depressive Disorder, Discouraged BorderlineContinue reading “The Horror Genre: An Antidote for Anxiety”

How to Use This ‘Emotion Chart’ to Pick Your Next Quarantine Read

Books have always been a safe haven for me.  Ever since I was young, I have found solace in and healing through reading.  My healing experience with reading has led me to become a huge advocate for Bibliotherapy (the use of books as therapeutic tools).  I am so excited to share this easily accessible formContinue reading “How to Use This ‘Emotion Chart’ to Pick Your Next Quarantine Read”

5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Hello, Everyone, I know that you are probably being bogged down with articles about the Coronavirus pandemic in one way or another, but I wanted to reach out and provide you with some of my personal help if you are struggling with mental illness during this time. I am currently being quarantined at home, andContinue reading “5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic”

The Use of Counted Cross Stitch in Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Art therapy was established in 1942 by Adrian Hill, who found painting and drawing soothing while healing from tuberculosis (Team, 2016). Since then, art therapy has grown as a profession and has been utilized in the treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, cancer, eating disorders, and numerous other conditions. Art therapy is no longer limited toContinue reading “The Use of Counted Cross Stitch in Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)”

The Most Important Thing Someone Told Me in My Addiction Recovery

How many times have you beat yourself up over something that happened in the past or behaviors that you previously had? How many times have you wished that you did something different, or that you could go back and change those circumstances? I have a history of constantly beating myself up over mistakes that IContinue reading “The Most Important Thing Someone Told Me in My Addiction Recovery”

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