Anxiety / Boundaries / Depression / Mental Health / Wellness

Writing Honestly

As a daily practice in my own life, journaling helps me immensely. Disciplined journaling can provide clarity, healing, and strength. Recently, I wrote an article for Germ Magazine, about the power of writing honestly. While therapy was the catalyst for my healing, writing has helped me sustain it. I hope it does the same for you. … Continue reading

Abuse / Anxiety / Boundaries / Depression / Emotional Abuse / Gaslighting / Mental Health / Psychological Abuse / Suicide / Suicide Ideation / Verbal Abuse / Wellness

Gaslighting and Coercive Control

One of the more difficult methods of abuse to pinpoint is gaslighting. It is a harmful method of emotional abuse, which tricks victims into disbelieving their own memories. Occurring over an extended period of time, gaslighting can keep victims trapped in dangerous situations. Its tactics can help abusers hide their behaviors that they don’t want … Continue reading

Abuse / Boundaries / Mental Health / Psychological Abuse / Suicide Ideation / Verbal Abuse / Wellness

Don’t Underestimate Your Anger

“The death of idealized versions of our parents, teachers, and mentors—a stage in the journey—is always scary because it means that we’re now responsible for our own learning and growth. That death is also beautiful because it makes room for new relationships—more honest connections between authentic adults who are doing the best they can. Of … Continue reading