Understanding Your Family of Origin and Relationships

Where do we begin…..   A lot of times we grow up without the best examples of a healthy marriage or family model unfortunately leaving us to figure things out on our own. That includes bringing the baggage and unhealed wounds from our family units into our relationships. We all bring our own learned habits,…

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How to Change Your Attachment Style

So, if you are reading this today, I am assuming you are here from last week’s blog. Welcome back, I wanted to encourage all my readers that just because you identified with one particular attachment style, does not mean that’s your forever style. Here are a few exercises that can aid you in changing your…

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How to Break the Cycle of Trauma Bonding

  We saw the internet go into an uproar about Jada and August, one word that was passed around and seems like it became even more popular overnight is the idea of trauma bonding. What is trauma bonding, well for anyone that has been in an unhealthy relationship (toxic), may have experienced the pull and…

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How to Plan the Perfect Staycation

          Everyone breathe in and breathe out, whew. 2020 has been a wild ride this year so far . So, I wanted to devote this blog post and a theme I’m calling weekly romance deposits. Where we take time to love on ourselves, spouses or family. This blog post is all…

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Grief Journal

One thing I noticed as a counselor is that life never really slows down after death. Which leaves a lot of us in an unfortunate predicament because we never truly get to process our grief in a healthy way. Even the students I service at my campus, pick their selves up and keep it pushing.…

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