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Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day

Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day to me has not only felt clichéd, but also alienating. What if you’re not in a relationship? Are you expected to buy a bottle of wi...

New Home, New You - Moving After the Loss of a Loved One

New Home, New You - Moving After the Loss of a Loved One
Guest Blog Written by: Lucille Rosetti After the loss of a loved one, everyone responds differently. While there are different stages of grief, no...

Want to Manifest Your Goals in 2019? Learn how with the Law of Attraction

Want to Manifest Your Goals in 2019? Learn how with the Law of Attraction
As we embark on another new year, many of us are setting new goals, intentions or even resolutions. Maybe you want to increase your salary, start ...

Steps to Developing Shame Resilience: Part 4

Steps to Developing Shame Resilience: Part 4
Based on the research of Dr. Brene Brown The fourth and final step to developing and practicing shame resilience is the Ability to Speak Shame. D...

Suicide Prevention Week: What Can We Actually Do For Prevention?

Suicide Prevention Week: What Can We Actually Do For Prevention?

As we enter National Suicide Prevention Week, we hope to draw attention to the topic. Project Semicolon makes an important clarification that “Suicide is a complex issue involving numerous factors and should not be attributed to any one single cause. Not all people who die by suicide have been diagnosed with a mental illness and not all people with a mental illness attempt to end their lives by suicide."

 

Developing Shame Resilience: Part 3

Developing Shame Resilience: Part 3
When we don’t reach out to others, we allow them AND ourselves to sit alone in our shame, and by doing so we feed shame two of the ingredients it needs to survive: silence and secrecy. Using shame to fight shame doesn’t work. And using shame as a tool to try and change others doesn’t work, either. We can, however, all benefit from shared empathy. Empathy is what helps extinguish shame in its tracks.

Let’s 'Actually' Talk About Childhood Sexual Abuse

Let’s 'Actually' Talk About Childhood Sexual Abuse
The media and celebrities bring attention to these issues nationally, but sadly, as a society, we’re not doing enough. In casual conversation, I overhear people say, “Oh, how disgusting”... “Terribly sad”... “Those poor girls...” but this sort of talk just isn’t good enough. We need to have a deeper conversation. We need to understand what the victims emotionally experience. We need to understand how the abusers influence their victims and finally,we need to talk to young children about what’s appropriate and what’s not, then we need to listen. 

Mental Health Month + Aromatherapy Prevention

Mental Health Month + Aromatherapy Prevention
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” ~Benjamin Franklin Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? What if each of us took a step this next month towards prevention, towards health and wellness? What kind of shift would we see in the world if every single person took one […]

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Protection of our children from the risks of sexual and physical violation is a topic which needs to be discussed more openly.   Protection of young children is the number one priority of any society.   April has been designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The aim of this month is to create widespread awareness […]