thoughts & notes

January 14, 2018

I am dedicated to sharing with you some tried and true self-care strategies that have actually worked for me. Let's see if they work for you, too!

January 7, 2018

When we reflect on our healthy and not-so-healthy habits, one area that is often overlooked is our alcohol and substance use. Read on to learn more about how your use may be causing problems.

December 31, 2017

Are you feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, or burned out? Read on for strategies to help you commit to self-care in 2018.

December 17, 2017

Are you going to be spending time with a family member who makes you want to pull your hair out? Learn how to deal with it in this blog post.

December 10, 2017

We live in a day and age where exchanging gifts has become synonymous with “the holidays.” This unspoken expectation can increase stress this time of year. Read on for ideas on how to navigate gift exchanges on a budget.

December 3, 2017

You have already lost a loved one and now you are also losing the holiday season. Learn how to manage your grief to get through the holidays.

November 19, 2017

Are you struggling to maintain your sobriety this holiday season? Use these 5 tips to create a plan for handling triggers and urges at holiday parties.

November 12, 2017

How do you react when you are faced with reminders of the holiday season? Read on for a helpful tool to cope with the perceived pressure of the holidays.

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