My Top Two Psychological Thrillers

We all love a good psychological thriller, whether it's a movie or a book. Lucky for you readers, I have narrowed down my favorite psychological thriller books to the top two! Without further ado, I'd like to welcome you into the worlds of The Silent Patient and The Woman in the Window.  The Silent Patient by Alex…

Five Stay-At-Home Activities For You And Your Partner

If you are anything like me, it is exceptionally easy to fall into the pattern of eating the usual meal before collapsing onto the couch for the regularly scheduled unhealthy amount of television time with your partner. If you can’t relate to what you just read, I applaud you! Although my partner and I are…

One Tip To Help #EndTheStigma Surrounding Mental Health

It is time to stop making a persons' mental illness his or her identity. We all know that mental health and mental illness is clouded by a societal stigma. If you receive a diagnosis, there is sometimes a judgement or stigma associated with it. Although many of us wish we could #endthestigma immediately, that simply…

I Got Married During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Last April, Chris got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. Of course, I said yes! After changing the date many, many times, we settled on April 18, 2020. However, as you already know, the world entered a pandemic surrounding COVID-19. Coronavirus infiltrated the United States in 2020 and the government began…

6 Tips For Coping During COVID-19 From A Christian Counselor

As you may know, my full time job is actually as a mental health counselor. During these uncertain times surrounding COVID-19, the practice I work at has already shifted to offering only telehealth services. Like many others around the globe today, I am also confined to my apartment, working from home and only interacting with…

I Challenged Myself To Not Complain For 24 Hours… Here’s How It Went!

Yesterday morning as I headed to Starbucks, I was listening to the radio. I was actually listening to my favorite morning radio show called The Bert Show. On the show this particular morning, one of the radio hosts was discussing a challenge she had recently taken upon herself, which was to not complain for 24…

What To Do When Life Keeps Knocking You Down

Last week was rough. I cannot go into descriptive detail about all that I was facing and what was running through my mind, but you can definitely say that my anxiety was rearing its ugly head. And honestly, that made me feel pretty down. My anxiety hadn't skyrocketed that high in a long time and…