Social media detoxing – all you need is love

Tonight while binge watching season two of Sex and the City, I hopped onto Facebook to see what was happening. Someone from my old office made the announcement that she was leaving the site to focus on her family. And while the thought of not seeing her adorable baby photos, I have to admit –…

Living Well: How to recognize emotional abuse

Emotional abuse comes in many forms and isn’t always easy to recognize. Sometimes abuse is subtle while in other cases, emotional abuse can leave lasting scars that never fully heal. I speak here, from personal experience and I am going to share some warning signs to look out for. Unfortunately, I’ve been in my fair…

The problem with 2020, is we all lack empathy for each other.

After hearing that a gamer took his own life today I’ve been lost in thought for most of the day thinking about empathy. I apologize for writing three posts today – I might schedule one for the weekend. But this upset me – I mean, really upset me. I’m not a “real” gamer – but…

Living Well: Coping with anger

For many years, especially in my twenties, I struggled with anger issues from past traumatic experiences. It took me a long time, nearly twenty years to be exact, to finally open up to someone I trusted about my experiences of sexual abuse and abusive partnerships. The first person I told my entire story to was…

Conflict Resolution: Dealing with difficult people (repost)

Fitness Challenge: Mental health is just as important as your physical health Disclaimer: this post is not aimed at anyone in particular – just some things I learned in training over the years. I decided to re-post this as I’m searching for courses that I can take over the summer. In continuing with my Fitness…