How to Find a Good Therapist + My Traumatic Experience

Therapy and Mental Health I have always been a huge advocate of therapy. If anyone is going through a hard time and mentions even a glimmer of desire to talk to someone about it, I always offer my opinion (if asked for). Personally, I think everyone should do at least one full year of therapy in their adulthood.  We carry so much baggage from our childhood. It just[...]


ChaChaChats: HardQuirk – OCD Advocacy & Education

TCB: I am honored and excited to share Hard Quirk with all of you! Hard Quirk is an online resource providing advocacy, education, and awareness for OCD. What I love so much about them is that they are not only helping eradicate these negative stigmas and false narratives of what this disorder is, but they are making it easily available to all and super relatable. I[...]

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What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder What is Sensory Processing Disorder? Well, good thing you asked because I'm sharing all about it! a little backstory... My 19-month-old daughter was recently diagnosed with moderate/severe autism about two months ago. In addition to autism, she was also diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder, which I alre[...]

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Shadow Work: A Complete Guide to Self-Healing

shadow work and learning to love your darkness... You're probably thinking, "Darkness? Girl, what witchy nonsense is this "shadow work" you speak of?", but stick with me for a minute. We all have a light side and a dark side. To further simplify, our light side encompasses the qualities and traits we like, love, and appreciate about ourselves. Our dark side (shado[...]

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25 Journal Prompts for Moms

25 journal prompts for moms who need to relax I've said it here before, but I'll say it again, journaling isn't my jam. This blog is the closest I'll get to opening up a notebook or journal and writing down my thoughts. Don't ask why, but it gives me anxiety, but for many people, it does quite the opposite. It releases anxiety and helps ground you. It allows you[...]

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Releasing Anxious Thoughts for Good: Action You Can Take Today

Humanity is an intense experience. You hear the words “unprecedented times” a lot these days, but life has always been unprecedented! Until there is a way to predict the future, we’ll stay living in unprecedented times. For this reason, it’s really nothing strange that many people have anxious thoughts! However, understanding that doesn’t do you much[...]

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Quarantine Depression: Like Walking Through Quicksand

Are you feeling like depression in this quarantine has flirted with you once or twice? You're not alone.... It's May which means it's Mental Health Awareness Month! As great as having a month is, let's be honest, every day is mental health awareness day especially now. I feel like life has been the most insane rollercoaster these past two months. The ups have b[...]

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How to Not Care What Others Think of You

How to Free Yourself of What Others Think I spent the greater part of my life caring what other people thought of me, almost obsessively too. I can place partial blame on my OCD, but that's like a solid 10% if that. I know I am not alone in this either. Majority of the world, especially if you are under the age of 30, care so deeply about what other people think of t[...]

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5 Things to Do Right Now to Reduce Your Anxiety Naturally

My Favorite Ways to Naturally Reduce Anxiety Are you feeling the weight of the world right now? Well, you're not alone. Anxiety and stress are my new roommates and learning how to naturally reduce my anxiety immediately has been crucial for my mental health. Some of us have lost our jobs, some of us are working overtime, some of us are on the front lines of saving[...]


Protecting Your Mental Health in Isolation

How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During Hard Times If you're like me, time has essentially halted and life as I know it currently does not exist. This downtime and isolation has been eye-opening in many ways, but it has also taken its toll on me mentally. I thrive on human interactions, getting out, meeting new people, and doing new things daily, but having to[...]