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Therapy Threads Scarves Fight Stress and Stigmas – ThisIsKC

Cozy Therapy Threads scarves enhance your wellbeing with essential oils while  helping destigmatize mental illnesses. Dani Singer was bullied growing up. “It’s really detrimental,” she says, and it caused a long struggle with anxiety and depression. Those struggles led her to purse a career as a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in trauma, PTSD […]

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How Technology is ruining us and our Relationships

“Have you ever read something that killed you inside? Like a text message or someone’s status. Everything was going fine until you accidentally came across something you didn’t want to read. Or found out something you were better off not knowing. It’s almost as if it were posted just to purposely hurt you.” -Unknown  We […]

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Top 11 “Gut Feeling” Relationship Red Flags

“Our relationships are like mirrors. We attract what we need to work on ourselves.” -Law of Reflection  [I’ve been a little quiet on here lately, and I want to apologize for my inconsistency; which is one of the most important parts of blogging! This is still new to me, and not to come out with […]

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Learn to Script Your Setbacks and Maintain Change

“Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.” -Valerie Bertinelli Just when you feel like life is going smoothly…   You are happy, peaceful, and on a roll…   Then you get into a car […]

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If I did EMDR… with Marilyn Monroe

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe   I spend my days often thinking of people from the past whose lives could have been positively affected by EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). [If you’re unsure what EMDR is, look back to my previous […]

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I’m a Sensitive Girl… And It’s Amazing!

Since the time I can remember I have been the type of girl who is extremely sensitive.   From emotions.   To other people’s emotions.   To my environment.   Everything from lighting… to noise…   Even my skin and eyes are sensitive.   I used to view this sensitivity as a weakness. I had […]

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6 Truths to Managing Stress

I did it again.   I awoke the day before a big presentation, and realized I had procrastinated for weeks leaving myself until the last minute to get everything done.   I was time crunched, stressed, anxious, and worried.   Why had I done this to myself again?   I immediately felt a need to […]

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Top 5 Favorite Wellness and Mental Health Apps

I awoke last night from a abominable nightmare, anxious, horrified and severely disturbed.   I felt the knots twisting in my belly; the tightness in my chest. My pillow drenched in sweat.   The urge to stay frozen to my bed and take a sleeping pill crept in.   It was in that moment I thought, what […]

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The Freedom of Expressing Instead of Repressing Your Emotions

“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” -Kris Carr   “Stop your crying!” my […]

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5 Life Changing Benefits of EMDR Therapy

“Changing the memories that form the way we see ourselves also changes the way we view others. Therefore, our relationships, job performance, what we are willing to do or are able to resist, all move in a positive direction.” -Francine Shapiro    What if someone told you that you could get rid of any disturbances in […]