Walking Away from Old Habits

This past weekend before our hike began, I asked participants to set their own intentions. The prompts asked them to write what they were hiking towards, maybe a goal of theirs and what they were hiking away from, maybe a situation, negative person, or limiting...

Making Peace with My Mom’s Death

Grief is not a linear path to follow nor is it circular. We don’t go through each stage of grief as if they are steps, jumping to the next one once we complete the previous one. Sometimes I found myself in two stages at the same time or going back and forth between...

As for Help if You Need It!

May is Mental Health Awareness month and the National Alliance on Mental Illness has chosen “Cure Stigma” as their theme for this year’s campaign. Studies have shown that one in five Americans is battling a mental illness. Many of these individuals don’t seek help and...