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It’s Time to Talk – Mental Health

Recently, I was asked to contribute to The Essential Life. It is such an honor to have other individuals ask you to collaborate with them; especially when the goal is spreading knowledge and positivity! I am including a small excerpt and a link to the site. Please, let me know what you think! Day in…… Continue reading It’s Time to Talk – Mental Health

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Finding Yourself

I’m not always a fan of change. Change brings uncertainties, stress, a need for tailoring of thoughts, actions, finely chiseled habits. But change is necessary in many instances – including a change in ourselves and our lifestyles. However, sometimes I wonder if it is really a change, or rather a matter of us finding ourselves.…… Continue reading Finding Yourself

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Got Goals?

I heard someone mention that a big part of our stress level today has to do with the fact that we are a generation of progress. And with progress comes stress. Stress related to change and the uncertainty of the future. Most of us live in a society, or culture, where everything is at our…… Continue reading Got Goals?

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7 Ways Bipolar Disorder Affects Everyday Life

It wasn’t until recently that I realized how little people knew, or understood, about Bipolar Disorder. How it is something we all have heard of, but have a wrong idea about. How it is treated as an imaginary illness. How those who have Bipolar Disorder are often afraid to disclose it to others due to…… Continue reading 7 Ways Bipolar Disorder Affects Everyday Life

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Mental Health Awareness

For those who did not know, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As a behavioral health nurse, I see how important this is. How we all need to take the time to pay attention, not only to our physical health, but our mental and emotional health as well. To educate ourselves and raise awareness. Not…… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness

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Ignoring Miracles

Have you ever witnessed a miracle? I guess for you to be able to answer that correctly it would only be fair for me to also ask what you would consider to be a miracle. So, what is a miracle to you?  Is it winning the lottery? Passing a difficult exam? Getting the job you…… Continue reading Ignoring Miracles

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Why You Need To Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

I know that when my husband sees this title he’s going to think, “Honey, you need to practice what you preach!” And that is true. It’s something I steadily work on and encourage you all to do as well. To step out of your comfort zone. To see the world outside of whatever box you…… Continue reading Why You Need To Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone