Month: November 2017

Incorporating the Old Into The New

At my own counseling session the other day, I presented an interesting conundrum to my therapist. I informed my her that I finally tapped into parts of my personality that were hidden since my high […]

The Attitude of Gratitude

I was eating dinner with a few friends. Suddenly, my phone rang, and I ignored it. It rang again. I figured it was important if the person was calling me again. I pulled my phone […]

Coloring Isn’t Only For Kids

As the owner and operator of a nonprofit for sexual assault and domestic violence warriors, Within Your Reach, it becomes part of my day-to-day life to be contacted or confronted with a warrior, telling me […]

Trigger Season

In the middle of October, I took a trip to my local Wal-Mart looking for a bike lock. As I started walking down towards the outdoors area, I saw a tremendous array of Halloween decorations […]

The Anger Iceberg: On what is truly underneath, and why to accept and let go

If I am being wholly honest with myself, I have not escaped thinking of the emotion of anger for years.  I began graduate school to study Clinical Mental Health Counseling in the fall of 2012; […]

The Importance of “Bottoming Out”

When I left college, I had no idea what was ahead. I graduated with a degree in Radio/TV/Film, with Honors and New Media concentrations. Sounds ideal, since video production is exactly what I wanted to […]

Making the Connections

I will admit that this website drastically surpassed any expectations I ever had. This  initially started off as an idea that my counselor and I discussed to simply share my thoughts on self-care. I figured […]