1. 7 Pieces of Advice for Getting Engaged and Preparing for Marriage

    When I got engaged in the summer of 2015, I was overwhelmed with the eagerness of those around me to celebrate and help me with the steps forward. One of the most profound things that was done for me came in the form of a series of letters. My best friend wanted to find a way to support me in this b…Read More

  2. What We Want You To Know About Grief

    If you are grieving right now, we want to help you through it in any way we can. We are so sorry for your loss, and we hope we can be a source of hope during this dark time. First, we wanted to debunk some common sayings about grief, and coping with loss.    Ignoring the pain will NOT make it …Read More

  3. Warning Signs of a Dysfunctional Family

    Let’s talk about family.   Family roles may be a phrase that feels very light as it is commonly used. We’re here to talk about the negative side of family roles and the impact they can have on a family.   Family roles can be a sign or symptom of a dysfunctional family. They can show ho…Read More

  4. 4 Areas You Could Be Improving Your Self Care

    Sometimes the term Self Care can be a little intimidating. Because not everyone likes the face masks, bubble baths, or essential oils that typically come to mind when this term is mentioned. These things might actually turn some people away. We wanted to break self care into a few more general categ…Read More

  5. Simple Tips for Sleeping Productively

    Perhaps one of the most basic parts of life that often doesn’t get the credit or attention it deserves is sleep. It’s essential, and we spend about a third of our lives doing it, so maybe we should consider giving it a little bit more love. There are things you can change in your routine, your h…Read More

  6. Moms: Get Started with Self Care… Or Else

    Standing in line at the grocery store you’re privy to a lot of conversations - whether you like it or not. You’re stuck there because you don’t dare move or you’ll lose your place in line and checking out will take even longer. So, you try not to listen to what people in line behind you are …Read More

  7. Becoming Culturally Aware

    In this time, it feels more important than ever to know our surroundings and be aware of our voices as well as the voices of those around us, who may not have the same opportunities to speak and be heard. As white individuals during the time of Black Lives Matter, it is essential to educate ourselve…Read More

  8. Manage Your Anxiety During Quarantine

      Melissa Kemlage and Kayla Reilly, two licensed therapists in Wilmington, NC come together to send you some strategies on managing your anxiety.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT90QSByid8&t=9s Be Creative with Self Care Find ways to make yourself feel good. Don’t judge yourself and do…Read More