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5 Ways to Connect to your Spirituality

5 Ways to Connect to your Spirituality

We each need spiritual connection, no matter our belief system. Every person’s spirituality is unique, and just like every other part of our lives, we need to nurture it to feel our best. Whether you’re in a rut, deconstructing from organized religion, or seeking...

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Anxious for the Holidays? Here’s How to Help

Anxious for the Holidays? Here’s How to Help

Why your mental health is worse during the holiday season and what to do about it. BY SARAH AND MICHAEL ZELLER  To read the actual article as it appeared in Nashville Lifestyles Click Here. Gone are the days of daydreaming about what might be awaiting us under the...

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Why is Setting Boundaries so Hard?

Why is Setting Boundaries so Hard?

When you think about setting boundaries, what happens in your body? Do you notice a change in your heart rate? You may feel a weight in your chest or a pit in your stomach. Are you flooded with extra nervous energy or are you falling into a sleepy lull? If so, you...

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Free from Shame: Deconstructing Purity Culture

Free from Shame: Deconstructing Purity Culture

If you grew up in purity culture, you may find it nearly impossible to connect with your sexuality in a way that feels genuine and enjoyable. You may experience PTSD symptoms during consensual sexual experiences, even within marriage. You may wonder if the sexual...

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Am I Dissociating?

Am I Dissociating?

What does it feel like to dissociate? If I have trauma, does that mean I dissociate? If I don’t have trauma, does that mean I can’t dissociate? Sometimes I zone out while I’m driving, does this mean I have a disorder? Dissociation is a hot topic these days. Now that...

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Four Ways to Build Resilience & Begin to Heal Anxiety.

Four Ways to Build Resilience & Begin to Heal Anxiety.

“Human beings are extremely difficult to kill,” said the nurse practitioner I was seeing at the time. She was trying to convey to me how resilient we are as a species and provide some reassurance. I struggled then with illness anxiety. And, if I am totally honest, I...

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Hack your Anxiety in 5 Easy Steps with Mindfulness.

Hack your Anxiety in 5 Easy Steps with Mindfulness.

Staying in my head had been my best survival tool until it wasn’t. I thought that if I could stay with my thoughts, I could fix things or, at least, understand the why behind each problem. And it worked for a while. Wow, did it work! I thought it helped ward off...

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