44 Days

By Guest Contributor Christian Carmen Jane Black people are being murdered, trans women are being murdered, the coronavirus is here and the whole world is on lockdown in some way. The restrictions that have been lifted have been met with curfews. I am tired. I want to go “home,” but I am already here. I want to be near my …

Practicing Gratitude as Self-Care

It can be easy to take our relationships with our family for granted when things are normal. But in times of crisis, family are often the ones we turn to for support. Even though I’m not quarantining with my family, I’ve talked to them more in the past two months than I have since living at home. And I am …

Pat Shares His Routine During Coronavirus

On Tuesday, March 31st, Pat Coyne, founder of Black Sheep Performance, shared how he’s spending the coronavirus quarantine time focusing on personal growth. He has been able to establish and maintain a routine, and he says starting the day by writing in his gratitude journal prepares him to face the day with a positive mindset.

Appreciating Delayed Gratification

So many of us often seek out instant gratification. We want results and we want them immediately. It happens when we go to the gym to get more fit and get frustrated when we don’t see progress in a few days. It happens when we start therapy and expect to figure out our entire struggles after just one hour session, …

Katy Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story…

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Katy Turner is sharing her story of living with alcoholism, addiction, disordered eating, and suicidal thoughts and actions. She is now 5 years sober and living her life to the fullest. Check out her story below, and feel free to follow her new recovery Instagram page, @eatthedamnpie to follow her journey with mental health and wellness! …

Choose Gratefulness Today and Every Day

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and often times our practice of gratefulness has come and gone as well. With Thanksgiving, we feel thankful for what we have, no matter how big or how small. For many of us, we get to spend time with family and friends and eat lots and lots of food, so inevitably, we feel thankful. We …