3 Things that You Can Easily Do for Yourself as a Busy Stay-at-Home Parent

https://youtu.be/9XhMLqAz5j4 Subscribe to my YouTube channel There are three things that you can easily do for yourself as a busy, stay-at-home parent. Some of us are prone to take on more than we can handle. We may experience nagging worries or anxiety around accomplishing to-do lists. Lastly, some of us are way too hard on … Continue reading 3 Things that You Can Easily Do for Yourself as a Busy Stay-at-Home Parent

Self-Care Assessment – See Where You’re At

Use this assessment to check-in with yourself to see how you're doing with self-care. Self-care activities are the things that we do to maintain our mental, physical, spiritual, and professional well-being. You’ll find that many of the activities listed below are ones that you already do in your daily routine. In this assessment, you will … Continue reading Self-Care Assessment – See Where You’re At

Teachers Pay Teachers and Autism Adventures: The best child resources

Two awesome places to find resources for teachers and parents to best support their children are Teachers Pay Teachers and Autism Adventures. Teachers Pay Teachers Teachers Pay Teachers is the go-to platform created by teachers, for teachers to access the community, content, and tools they need to teach at their best. Founded in 2006, TpT … Continue reading Teachers Pay Teachers and Autism Adventures: The best child resources

How to Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals

How to set goals Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Time-based This is important framework for creating any goal, short-term or long-term. I keep this structure in mind when helping people set goals and intentions. We work smart ▪︎ We are specific ▪︎ We look at the details of the desired outcome ▪︎ We talk about what … Continue reading How to Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Friendly Reminder: Understand and protect your mental health

Friendly reminder Please, take care in understanding your mental health. Invest by reading and listening to a variety of credible resources. A few resources When you use social media or the internet to find information, use caution, as there are people who spread misinformation about mental health. - These people are usually lifestyle bloggers, coaches, … Continue reading Friendly Reminder: Understand and protect your mental health

Why You Should Prioritize Your Mental Health (and How)

Do you prioritize your mental health? If your mental health isn't one of the areas that comes to mind, consider moving it to one of your top priorities. Here's the short answer of why it's important. When we work on our mental health, we improve all of the other areas of our lives. When we … Continue reading Why You Should Prioritize Your Mental Health (and How)

Things to Remember During Bad Days

Your day is still full of potential and possibilities even if The weather is nasty and you're stuck indoors. Your car got a flat tire on the way to work. You received a negative report that was out of your control. You didn't get the job or raise. A major household appliance broke. You received … Continue reading Things to Remember During Bad Days

What People Think Therapy is vs What it Actually is

What people think it is: • Talking to a therapist about problems. What it actually is: • Talking to a therapist about problems. • Making changes to thoughts and behaviors. • Psychoeducation. • Building awareness of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. • Between session work. • Learning and practicing coping strategies. • Working on becoming less … Continue reading What People Think Therapy is vs What it Actually is

“Make it Happen” – Inspiration for Taking Action

A collection of inspiring thoughts and tips for taking action. We talk about negative things way too much Break the habit by finding the good in your day and share it with others. Fun fact: all photos were taken by Shannon while trail running What are you passionate about? Can you use that to make … Continue reading “Make it Happen” – Inspiration for Taking Action

8 Things to Let Go of Now

Things that you need to let go of: ▪︎ Past mistakes▪︎ Things you have no control over▪︎ Self-doubt▪︎ Need to please▪︎ Fear▪︎ Toxic relationships▪︎ Comparison▪︎ Chasing perfection Are these items on your list? What can you add? If you're feeling stuck in a particular area, most people find journaling extremely helpful. You may also want … Continue reading 8 Things to Let Go of Now