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Overcoming the Unique Challenges of a Blended Family

Overcoming the Unique Challenges of a Blended Family

When you meet and fall in love with a new partner after a divorce or breakup, blending your families may be the last thing on your mind. After all, you are enjoying the emotional high of a new romance. You are thrilled to have found someone else to love and spend your...
3 Tips to Help Co-Parent with an EX

3 Tips to Help Co-Parent with an EX

Divorce or relationship breakups that involve children are so much more complicated and painful than those without. After all, you still must see and communicate with the person you are no longer with. No matter how painful the dissolution of your relationship was,...
4 Types of Unexpected Grief

4 Types of Unexpected Grief

Grief is most often associated with death. As a culture, we struggle with grief. So, it is not surprising given our difficulty with grief, and the narrow definition associated with death, that we fail to recognize the range of human experiences that can trigger a...
Ambiguous Grief – What Is It?

Ambiguous Grief – What Is It?

Grief is hard under any circumstance. But some circumstances add extra layers of challenge, as in the case of ambiguous grief. Ambiguous grief involves the grieving of someone who is still alive. They are here in body but psychologically they are no longer present. In...
4 Tips to Enhance Intimacy in Your Relationship

4 Tips to Enhance Intimacy in Your Relationship

A deep relationship with an intimate partner is one of the greatest gifts that life offers. We are made to belong and to connect; romantic relationships offer fulfillment of these needs. In the best of times, a partner offers us a place of emotional safety, nurture...
The #1 Survival Strategy Every New Mom Needs to Know

The #1 Survival Strategy Every New Mom Needs to Know

Start using this strategy now! Having a baby is hard work. If you have recently given birth, you know this to be true. You are likely exhausted in a way you could have never imagined. We are not talking about being tired – we are talking about a level of exhaustion...
Adult Relationships After Childhood Emotional Neglect

Adult Relationships After Childhood Emotional Neglect

Creating good strong relationships can be hard work – even under the best of circumstances. But when you factor in an experience of childhood emotional neglect – it can feel impossible. Sadly, adults who experienced childhood emotional neglect did not get what they...
Disordered Eating Recovery – A Young Woman’s Journey

Disordered Eating Recovery – A Young Woman’s Journey

I was a girl who looked perfectly happy and healthy but internally I was broken, torn apart, and completely consumed by disordered eating and exercising obsessively. Not everyone who struggles with an eating disorder has the stereotypical anorexic body type. It may...
You Can Be More Empowered

You Can Be More Empowered

Do you struggle with feeling hopeless or helpless? It is impossible to have a positive sense of wellbeing if you are plagued with feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. It is important to recognize that there are steps you can take to improve how you feel creating...
Big Life Change – We Can Help You Find Your Way

Big Life Change – We Can Help You Find Your Way

Change is a part of life. Some times change can bring a sense of relief and calm, while at other times it can leave us overwhelmed, confused and emotionally off-balance. And it doesn’t seem to matter if the change is expected or unexpected – life transitions can be...
How Do You Really Feel About Yourself?

How Do You Really Feel About Yourself?

When it comes to self-esteem, only one opinion matters – your own. And even that one should be carefully evaluated as we tend to be our own harshest critic. There are three simple questions every person should ask themselves when evaluating how they feel about their...
Radical Acceptance

Radical Acceptance

Sometimes problems can’t be solved. And when you are confronted with a problem, you only have four options: solve the problem, change your perception to the problem, radically accept the situation or stay miserable. As we are faced with the new reality resulting from...