5 Rules to This Co-Parenting Thing — A Thomas Point of View

This is a follow-up post to my 3 Truths About Co-Parenting. I, along with many others struggle when trying to find a balance with child-rearing and dealing with our exes so I wanted to share my 5 Rules for co-parenting. This is not an inclusive list and please understand that one size doesn’t fit all.Continue reading “5 Rules to This Co-Parenting Thing — A Thomas Point of View”

Guest post: ‘How I overcame hurdles in my life through Psychotherapy’

My Guest Post from Yesterday This weekend we have a guest post from my blogger friend Stephanie, who opens up about how she sought help through psychotherapy many years after a difficult relationship. Thank you Stephanie! Hi, … Source: Guest post: ‘How I overcame hurdles in my life through Psychotherapy’

Mental Illnesses Are Real And We Need To Talk About Them — The Melodramatic Confessions of Carla Louise

Mental Health is SO important.  We need to be OK talking about them and hearing about them! Originally posted on livewithstyle19: Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make decisions. Mental health isContinue reading “Mental Illnesses Are Real And We Need To Talk About Them — The Melodramatic Confessions of Carla Louise”

FBF: My Mental Health

It has been about thirteen months since I started seeing my therapist.  I typically go every 2 weeks, but sometimes it is more like 3 or 4, depending on our schedules.  I can handle myself better now because of the tools she has given me. Here it is.  My confession, my fresh start and perhapsContinue reading “FBF: My Mental Health”

Therapy Session: Monday August 22nd

I had therapy yesterday for the first time in about a month.  Hillary was on vacation so we had to push off our normal every other week visit. I was very excited to go yesterday to talk to her.  I feel like it always helps me understand myself and others better.  That is the goalContinue reading “Therapy Session: Monday August 22nd”

REBLOG: Don’t Assume

when someone says they have a mental condition like depression, anxiety, anorexia etc, you can never assume they are faking it. i don’t care if you think it’s for attention or excuses, you cannot assume it. when people suffer with those they’re already emotionally/mentally unstable and not as confident as they would otherwise be. and […]Continue reading “REBLOG: Don’t Assume”

What Do You Think About…Therapy

I had a therapy session yesterday (I will write about that tomorrow).  Though, reflecting back on it this morning I think about how my view on Therapy has changed dramatically. My ex husband went to therapy every week for a year when we were first together.  I used to ask him “how did it go?”Continue reading “What Do You Think About…Therapy”

REBLOG: 13 Things Mentally Tough People Don’t Do!

1. Waste time feeling sorry for yourself. Self-pity keeps you focused on the problem and prevents you from developing a solution. Hardship and sorrow are inevitable, but feeling sorry for yourself is a choice. via 13 Things Mentally Tough People Don’t Do (For Book, Travel & Writing Bloggers) — The Millionaire’s Digest