letting go

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT): Strengthening Bonds and Healing Relationships


Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a renowned humanistic approach to psychotherapy that emerged in the 1980s. Rooted in the science of adult attachment, EFT has revolutionized our understanding of individual dysfunction, health, love relationships, and family bonds. With a focus on emotion and emotional regulation, EFT aims to alleviate distress…

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How to Grieve Well: An Encouraging Guide to Navigating Loss and Finding Healing


Grief is a natural response to losing someone or something that is important to us. The process can be overwhelming, and our emotions can be intense and varied. However, understanding our feelings and taking care of ourselves as we grieve can help us heal and move forward.  1. Accepting Your…

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How Overthinking a New Relationship Can Undermine Your Connection


The start of a fresh romance has its own unique learning curve. If you’re like most people, you may be tempted to analyze every little move. Yet, overthinking a new relationship can actually damage the authentic connection between you. Despite the intense and immediate connection that romance novels depict, usually…

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Spring Renewal: 6 Ways to Prepare Yourself for Summer


No matter which part of the country you’re from, there’s a good chance that winter is old news to you. Thankfully, the change of seasons is well on the way and you, like most people, are likely ready for a spring renewal. Of course, it can be tough to transition…

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Self-Discovery: Why Unleashing Your Potential Is So Empowering


If you’re like most people, then you want to know your purpose in life. You want to know why you’re here.Self-discovery is a very important step toward unlocking who you are and who you’re meant to be.Uncovering your own depths will encourage you. It will awaken a new sense of excitement…

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A Letter to a New Mom


“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill I share this personal piece of writing in hopes that it speaks to others who are having a hard time having a new baby at home. In hopes that it reminds…

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The Art of Surrender


Surrender is not defeat. Surrender is not giving up. Surrender is ‘allowing’ in the moment. Each day, and more specifically each moment, we have an opportunity to practice the art of surrendering. Whether we are late for an appointment, waiting for a train, or feeling overwhelmed by life, we have…

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grief, Accepting Loss

Accepting Loss


This was a writing below I found saved on my computer when I recently lost a family member I was close with. I was searching my files for the topics of accepting loss. Loss is so different for everyone and how we move through it and forward is unique to…

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Mother and Daughter Poems


Mother and Daughter Storm We walked gingerly tonight around the edges of our storm. The water rippled and raged almost tidal at times but we stayed steady on the rocks of our rendezvous with old pain. And then at last we breached as if we were killer whales high above…

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