Why Mental Health Should Be An Executive Priority

As mental health awareness shifts more and more into the public consciousness, CEOs, HR Reps, Owners, and even entrepreneurs starting businesses are beginning to question when and how they should take mental health and mental wellness into account in their companies. The answer for most is: yesterday. The mental health of both employees and leadership … Continue reading Why Mental Health Should Be An Executive Priority

Where to Find Your Self Worth…and Where Not To

We all have worth. Real, documented, unchangeable worth. If we pay attention to the world, it tells us a different story, doesn't it? In the pages of magazines and on social media, we're told we need to be thin and fit. Or we need to have a big booty that's the current trend. (What happens … Continue reading Where to Find Your Self Worth…and Where Not To

Why It’s Okay to Distance Yourself from Toxic People…Even If They’re Family

I was asked to write about this topic at my own blog and here at Defying Shadows where I regularly contribute. It's a touchy topic, isn't it? When you read the title, it may have scared you because it's such a tender subject. But it also may have made you want to click on this fast … Continue reading Why It’s Okay to Distance Yourself from Toxic People…Even If They’re Family

Christmas: An Extra Place at the Table

This is the season of light.  Thanksgiving is past. We've already done our Black Friday binge-shopping for the year. It's Christmas! In this season of sparkling tinsel and twinkling lights, there's a darker side we don't always think about, or want to. For many people, this season of togetherness, generosity, and family presents a viciously … Continue reading Christmas: An Extra Place at the Table