Our Voices Matter

For a long time I hid a very big secret. I hid it from my parents, my friends, and my family.  I even tried hiding it from me. It was too awful to put into words, to think about, or even to accept. My memories going back to middle school is a long time to…

Thank you very much

It can be difficult to find the silver lining in a situation, but when we practice, express and focus on gratitude, we improve our mood, our health and our outlook on life.  Here are some of the benefits: Improved physical, emotional, and social well-being Greater optimism and happiness, Improved feelings of connection in times of…

The calm after the storm

Today is a great day to reflect on the holiday and the year in general.  Take out your journal, turn to a clean page and start writing.  How was the holiday?  What will you do differently next year?  What will you repeat for next year?  What amazing things happened this year? Taking this time to…