Gaslighting

Gaslighting occurs when a person engages in certain behaviors or says certain things that make you question your reality – ultimately allowing them to maintain control.

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I’ve Been Stuck

A study by a writer and activist from Inc. found that 67% of millennials feel extreme pressure to succeed, compared to 40% of GenXers and 23% of Baby Boomers. Millennials have this profound feeling that they “haven’t done enough yet,” and that time is running out.

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Mindfulness Practice

In the world we live in today, we really don’t spend a lot of time being mindfully present. We tend to disconnect from our actual experience to either live through someone vicariously on instagram, or just engage with our own thoughts rather than reality.

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Setting Boundaries in Toxic Relationships

Whether it is at work, in your dating life, or with family and friends – we’ve all had to set boundaries before. I think that this is one of the hardest things to do in any sort of a relationship, because there is no exact way to do it. And, not to mention, nine times out of ten these aren’t physical, visible boundaries. They’re abstract, and the bounds tend to change day to day – or as our moods fluctuate.

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Mental Illness, Stigma, and the Dangers of Not Getting Help

I know what can happen when you ignore your mental health – when you try to hide that you are in pain. Today I’m not going to present you with my full story, but instead discuss the dangers of not getting help and the hindering role stigma plays in that process.

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