Category: Healing

7 Steps to Improve Your Self-Esteem and Increase Your Self-Love

Our self-esteem impacts every aspect of our lives, from our day-to-day satisfaction to building strong, lasting relationships. So why do many of us struggle to practice self-love if it’s so critical to our happiness? Many of us experienced trauma, whether in our childhood, adolescence or in a toxic relationship, that stripped us of our confidence […]

Five Tips on How to Navigate Changes

I am in the process of becoming Mamma to my boy #3 – that is my husbands third son. The first two already live with us in the US and now there is a new change coming our way. The youngest of the three stooges is joining our blended family. He is really cute and full of life […]

Shutting Down is Never the Answer

When we get into an argument or confrontation, we sometimes retrieve into ourselves, feeling our pain, seeing only our perspective, and shutting out the bigger picture. The reason for that is that when we are triggered emotionally the amygdala part of the brain gets activated, which is where all our emotions get stored. In reality […]

Sometimes it’s what you don’t hear…

It was a long time ago….. I was eighteen, I can remember sitting for the first time in a therapist office with my parents. My parents are real old school and totally don’t believe in the therapeutic approach, so looking back I realize that that encounter was miraculous. (Perhaps it was the foundation on which […]

Dear Vulnerability, you can come out now . . .

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3 Ways to Make your Single-Parent Holiday’s Special for the Kids, without spending tons of Money!

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Jingle Bell, Jungle Bell, jingle all around…. ! It’s that time of the year again. How crazy is that? Feels like this year totally flew by. With all the happiness, lights, celebrations and fun that the Holidays […]