Nonnegotiables

Can you believe it’s almost August? I certainly can’t. This summer has flown by in so many ways. I’ve developed remarkable friendships so quickly. I’ve fallen in love with Washington D.C. so quickly. I’ve grown into a new version of myself so quickly. I’ve gained such clarity in my career ambitions so quickly. But this summer hasn’t flown by in …

Local Professor Shares Her Mental Health Story

Meet Ashley Sieb: Digital Marketer, Writer, Public Speaker, Triathlete and Mom.   Ashley Sieb has spent the past decade of her career working in digital marketing. She is a digital marketer, writer, public speaker, and educator. Ashley has spent most of her career working in the technology space, where she worked on global marketing projects and helped deploy strategic marketing technology …

@Fleurdelisspeaks from Instagram Shares How Handwritten Self-Love Notes Have Changed Her Life

On January 9, 2018, life came crashing into me out of nowhere and rocked me to my core. Literally. I was hit from behind in a motor vehicle accident on my way to work that morning, sustained a concussion, and a traumatic brain injury. And I haven’t been the same since… It’s crazy hard. To type. To read. To accept. To …

When Our Self-Care Instincts Fail, There’s Mom

First and foremost, I’d like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommas out there! I have no idea how you ladies do what you do on a daily basis (although I have a lingering suspicion that there’s some kind of magical, superpower-type thing at play here). Seriously, I’ve seen my mom handle some pretty difficult challenges over …

J. McLaughlin SIP & SHOP Benefiting 1N5

Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from Noon – 4PM at J. McLaughlin in Cincinnati.   Come shop for Mom (or even better, with mom) for Mother’s Day and support 1N5 which provides local schools with evidence-based mental health programming designed to educate parent, teachers and students on mental illness, reduce the stigma and ultimately create a culture of …

Body Image Expert, Dr. Morgan Francis Takes Over Our Gram from the ‘Know Tribe Summit’

Dr. Morgan Francis is taking over our Instagram this week to talk all things mental health AND…she’ll be coming to us from a women’s conference, the Know Tribe Summit! Dr. Francis is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and a Licensed Mental Health Therapist. She is the owner of Scottsdale Premier Counseling, in Scottsdale, Arizona. At her private practice she treats …

Local Mom Celebrates Four Years Sober and Takes Over Our Insta

My name is Sarah. I am a mom to the raddest tiny human on planet earth, an artist, and a female who has survived and continues to conquer my battle with mental illness every day. My mental illness reared its ugly head in grade school, that’s when I first began being bullied. It continued in high school, however, I was …

TODAY Show Parenting Contributor Shares Tips on Insta Takeover

Dr. Kim from @theparentologist is taking over our Instagram to share about everything play therapy and working with children. In addition to being a Doctor of Psychology, she is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Registered Play Therapist, a university professor, parenting coach, public speaker, and blogger. Dr. Kim is the mom of two young children and the owner/founder …

Love As The Blueprint

It’s finally winter in Columbus. It’s been cold for a while, but we haven’t had more than a dusting until today. The snow is thick enough to completely blanket the ground. I’m proud of the way I’ve made a home and found a second family in Columbus, but in the quiet of the morning I feel a rare wave of …