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  • 5 Steps to Finding Your Voice at the Doctor

    It's hard to advocate for yourself, especially when you're sick. Here are five ways to reclaim your voice in medical management
  • The Looming Empty Nest: One Mother’s Mindful Journey

    No woman wants a marital separation to coincide with an impending empty nest, but this is what happened to me. How did I catch myself in a free fall of grief and disorientation? I discovered meditation. A daily practice was both the hardest, and easiest, way to move on in my life. 
  • PCOS, the Pill, and the Epiphany

    I spent a decade on the pill to manage my PCOS symptoms before I realized I had other options. Now I help people use food and lifestyle as tools to achieve health and empowerment.
  • A gun from your store killed my mother

    We lost my mother in January.

    I blamed gun control upfront but now realize we need to address this politicized issue alongside investing in mental health.

  • The Time for Trauma

    TW: This post discusses sexual assault and trauma.

    I don’t know what it feels like to heal from childhood sexual trauma, but I know what it feels like to start.

  • Post Traumatic Growth

    Please note that this post covers sensitive issues and explicit content.

    Most people talk about post traumatic stress. Post traumatic growth focuses on the ways an event can change a person in positive ways.