The Importance of Awareness

AWARENESS is a word mentioned often, but is not practiced as frequently as it could be. Webster’s dictionary states the definition as “knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists.” As controversial as the Austrian neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, was, credit needs to be given for … Read More

Back to School with ADHD

For kids with ADHD, heading back to school can be a very stressful time. They are facing new classmates, a different teacher, and a new schedule, and all of this can combine to cause some significant anxiety around school. This often results in outbursts at home and struggles around getting … Read More

The Healing Power of Volunteer Work

Many of us strive to help ourselves in our everyday lives by exercising, eating a healthy diet of food, meditating, and so much more. While these common coping skills are amazing and should be pursued, there are other ways to help yourself while helping others and that is through volunteer … Read More

Honoring the LGBTQ+ Community’s Promotion of Mental Health Awareness

In honor of the Atlanta Pride Parade, today’s article will focus on celebrating and honoring the continued growth of the LGBTQ+ community’s promotion and awareness of mental health education. Due to the staggering statistics surrounding suicide rates among LGBTQ+ identified teenagers, there have been wonderful organizations that have risen from … Read More

The Cost of Making too Many Decisions

Decision Fatigue

Have you noticed the end of the day is when you are more likely to make the impulsive online purchase, send the angry text, or stop by the fast-food restaurant on your way home? It could be that you are experiencing decision fatigue. Our ability to make good decisions is … Read More

Getting to Know the Enneagram

Enneagram Types

Over the course of the past year or so, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve been in conversations, or scrolling on social media, and heard someone mention the Enneagram. The Ennea-what? This long-standing tool has re-gained momentum and popularity within the past couple of years. So, with all the hype—what … Read More

5 Ways to Integrate Silence Into Your Daily Routine

Integrate Silence Into Your Daily Routine

The hustle and bustle of our everyday world does not allow for much silence. Whether we are engaged in a conversation, listening to the radio or watching television, or hearing the hum of background noise in a crowded place, it is rare for us to find time in our day … Read More

Organize Your Life, Find Your Joy?

Organize Your Life, Find Your Joy

Does It Bring You Joy? Why have we become so obsessed with organization? “Who hasn’t heard about Marie Kondo?” my friend asked. Well, I was embarrassed to say I hadn’t. But after doing a quick Google search and another on YouTube, I began to understand the popularity of this movement. … Read More

Healthy Relationships with Dating Apps

Healthy Relationships with Dating Apps

Can true love be found through online dating?  Yes No Maybe  All of the above—This is the answer   For some, online dating and dating apps will be a part of your love story (it’s part of mine). For others, this dating world may be full of cringe-worthy stories (I have … Read More

Break Your Silence on Mental Health

Confronting Mental Illness

Mental health issues continue to be stigmatized and silenced among many communities. Because of this, many individuals suffer in silence and don’t get the necessary treatment to manage their disorder. In a riveting discussion on The Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith and Kid Cudi break their silence about mental … Read More