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The Truth About Living a Soft Life

Unless you've been living under a rock, I'm sure you've seen or heard the term "soft life" somewhere. It seems to be a great societal shift taking place and personally, I'm here for it. But, what does living a soft life mean, exactly? Before we dive into that, let's rewind a bit. Many of us are still trying to bounce back and pick up the pieces of the last two and a half years. One thing that the god-awful pandemic (or panorama as I like to call it) showed us, is that there is much more to life than being over[...]

Monique Elise wears a tan two-piece set. She is sitting behind a laptop computer on a bed, which has a green plant on one side and a pink wall on the other.

5 Mindset Shifts I Made to Improve my Mental Health

I’m not ashamed to say that I’ve had quite a few challenges when it comes to managing my mental health. Truthfully speaking, after the last two and a half years we’ve had, I am not alone. None of us are immune to experiencing burnout, depression, anxiety attacks, or full-on psychotic breaks. I believe that now more than ever it’s important to prioritize your mental health and well-being. Want to know the trick? You have to learn how to master your mind. In order to do that, you have to do the work to[...]

9 Important Questions to Ask When Seeking Therapy

Nothing is more frustrating than wanting help but not knowing how to go about receiving it. This is especially true when it comes to seeking therapy. Taking that first step to recovery can be scary and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! If you’re ready to kick off your therapy journey, keep reading to learn 9 things you should ask yourself when you’re seeking therapy. read more[...]

Choose Therapy as a Form of Self-Care

  It’s safe to say that therapy has been one of the hottest topics of discussion over the last few years. I remember once upon a time, if someone admitted to seeking or needing therapy, there was a negative stigma that seemed to follow them. History shows that the survival of the fittest has been the law of the land. So, society’s increased acceptance and understanding of one’s need for therapy without passing judgment is huge step in the right direction. More importantly, it's amazing that people are tak[...]