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The Cost of Keeping Everyone Happy – Stop Being a People Pleaser

By Abigail Butler | November 11, 2021 | Mental Health

Do you consider yourself a supportive, compassionate, and respectful person always ready to do whatever it takes to please others? If so, know that the cost of keeping everyone happy is not negligible. It can take a serious toll on you (if it already hasn’t). There are times you must put yourself first and learn how to say NO. If you are not certain how, let us provide you with a few valuable pointers.

Dating Tips for the Unvaxxed Singles Living in a Vaxxed World

By Abigail Butler | November 10, 2021 | Therapy

The first mention of the coronavirus vaccine started the great divide between those who are pro and anti-vaxx. It’s not just an opinion anymore – our vaccine choices are affecting the lifestyles we lead, and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to the unvaxxed and living and dating in a vaxxed world.

Redefining Motherhood and Taking Care of Yourself

By Abigail Butler | November 8, 2021 | Self-Care

We understand how putting yourself first sounds to all mothers – like a selfish thing to do. But there are numerous reasons why you should step out of your comfort zone and practice self-care. Redefining motherhood and everything it stands for will help mothers stay healthy, maintain their careers and live a life full of joy, all while remaining on top of all their motherhood-related tasks. It’s not out of reach, but it’s something that you can adopt into your lifestyle and allow yourself to recharge.

What to Do When Your Ex Comes Back Into Your Life and How to Respect your Boundaries

By Abigail Butler | November 6, 2021 | Relationships

It’s a calm evening. You’re doing your skincare routine when a phone notification pops up. You think it’s nothing, but then you see the screen showing a message from your ex. Don’t panic. Let’s work it out and see what to do when your ex comes back into your life.

Anxiety About Going Back to School In-Person for Teens

By Abigail Butler | November 5, 2021 | Anxiety

School is always stressful for kids, and even more so when we are all leaving the isolation of our homes and heading back into society as the Covid-19 measures are loosening. There are many teenage girls experiencing anxiety about going back to school, and parents are looking for new ways to overcome it before turning to counselors for their children. Although in-person learning has proven to be the best for the overall mental health of teenagers and children in general, it will take some time for them to adapt to the school surroundings again.

How to Navigate Dating While Working on Yourself?

By Abigail Butler | November 3, 2021 | Self-Care

Personal relationships are a priority for many of us. However, while chasing after their soulmate, women often forget to nurture the relationship with themselves. Neglecting themselves in favor of their partner results in feeling stuck in limiting relationships. But dating and self-love can and should go perfectly well together. Although outdated cultural frameworks put men’s needs into focus, don’t fall for this misconception. Following your own needs and dreams is a priority. Here is how to practice self-love in a relationship and reach your full potential.

How to Know When to Change Therapists

By Abigail Butler | November 1, 2021 | Therapy

The success rate of therapy is around 85%, which means 15% of people going on sessions don’t see any progress. The reasons can be numerous, but the most common are the uncooperative patient and the simple lack of “click” between the counselor and patient. So when to change therapists and how long should you stay with the same therapist? These are just some of the questions we will try to answer.

How to Deal With All the Bad in the World When it Bogs You Down?

By Abigail Butler | October 28, 2021 | Mental Health

The world has gone crazy. At least it feels that way sometimes. We never imagined all the stress that would heap upon us, from the Coronavirus pandemic to racial injustices in our own backyard and political crises spanning the whole globe. The question is how to deal with all the bad in the world, when you know that these events must not be taken for granted, especially if you’re a minority.

How to Know the Difference Between a Panic Attack and an Anxiety Attack

By Abigail Butler | August 31, 2021 | Anxiety

If you’ve ever experienced episodes of intense fear, sadness, and hopelessness, there is a chance you’re suffering from panic or anxiety attacks. These two conditions are extremely unpleasant, and it’s not always easy to tell the difference between a panic attack and an anxiety attack. This article will help you spot significant differences and learn constructive solutions.

For Women of Color, Getting Proper Mental Health Treatment Is a Challenge

By Abigail Butler | June 3, 2021 | Self-Care

Women of color face big challenges when trying to get treatment for mental health issues. But change is underway.

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