What You Need To Know About Kids And Depression
Apr05

What You Need To Know About Kids And Depression

It is natural for kids to experience emotional ups and downs just like adults. They, like us, have good days and bad days, positive thoughts and negative ones. But when these feelings and thoughts stick around for a long time, it may in fact be depression. The number of children with depression and anxiety is increasing, especially with the onset of quarantine. Currently 4% of children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a current...

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The Benefits Of Travel On PTSD and C-PTSD
Apr01

The Benefits Of Travel On PTSD and C-PTSD

Science and experience are showing us daily that travel is no longer just for recreation! The evidence suggests that when it comes to recovering from trauma, mental illness or addiction, traveling can have undeniable benefits on PTSD and C-PTSD; on our mental health in whole. Just as different herbal medicines can help relieve and heal our physical pain, travel helps with our mental pain. Travel, stepping outside of your comfort zone,...

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How To Help A Loved One With PTSD and C-PTSD
Mar29

How To Help A Loved One With PTSD and C-PTSD

Watching a loved one struggling with PTSD,C-PTSD, and depression is confusing, sometimes scary and all around really hard to do. Given that the effects of trauma are unique to each person, it can be tricky to identify PTSD and C-PTSD; which often times, causes major problems within family life and with friends. And to make it even more difficult, the effects of these can come right after trauma, a few months after trauma to even years...

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Female Pioneers In The Travel Industry
Mar25

Female Pioneers In The Travel Industry

Let’s continue the conversation during Women’s History month and talk about 5 women who have greatly impacted the travel industry, shattering glass ceilings like they where never there. 5 women whose names we rarely hear about, yet they paved the way for us to be able to travel as freely as we do today. Talking about them, remembering them, teaching our children about them, helps to empower our future and spark new, innovative ideas!...

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Trauma Informed Coaching Certification With Moving The Human Spirit
Mar22

Trauma Informed Coaching Certification With Moving The Human Spirit

As I have continued on my journey with Moving The Human Spirit, I am learning, growing, evolving. The Trauma Informed Coaching Certification process has been so eye-opening, I want to tell you all about it. I like to define trauma as a deeply disturbing/distressing situation or event that overwhelms a person’s ability to cope, leaving a harsh imprint on their brain – changing how they perceive themselves and the world around...

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Female Pioneers In The Mental Health Industry
Mar18

Female Pioneers In The Mental Health Industry

In celebrating Women’s History Month, there are 5 females that made huge leaps for us that I would love to share with you. When many of us think about the mental health industry, it’s mostly men that come up in our minds. But so many women made equally if not more important contributions to understanding the human mind. And I think Women’s History Month is the perfect time to talk about them! Female Pioneers In The Mental Health...

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What Is C-PTSD?
Mar15

What Is C-PTSD?

We have talked about depression, trauma, and PTSD; now we are going to discuss Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD). Recently C-PTSD is becoming more recognized in the mental health community. C-PTSD is caused by repeated trauma over months or years rather than one single traumatic event. It can also evolve from untreated/mistreated depression and PTSD. Though C-PTSD and PTSD are very similar, C-PTSD is considerably...

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The Secrets of Sulpher Springs Season Finale on Disney+
Mar11

The Secrets of Sulpher Springs Season Finale on Disney+

Tomorrow night is the season finale of The Secrets of Sulphur Springs on Disney at 8pm EST. Will we get our answers, or will the mystery continue on to hopefully season 2 or even a movie (just a suggestion Disney!!). The charisma this cast has with the super fun story line, The Secrets of Sulphur Springs is a truly binge-worthy family show that speaks to every age. We watch a family leave the big city and everything they know to go...

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Sharing The Journey With Moving The Human Spirit
Mar08

Sharing The Journey With Moving The Human Spirit

As the celebration of Women in History continues with International Women’s Day today, I want to take some time to appreciate and share the journey, the freedoms, the rights that many of us girls take for granted today. It wasn’t too long ago that women could not vote, were not entitled to equal pay, were not even welcomed as part of the integral workforce or schools that shaped this country (or most countries for that matter). We...

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5 Things You Can Do Today To Support Your Teens Mental Health
Mar04

5 Things You Can Do Today To Support Your Teens Mental Health

Did you know that the teen suicide rate has skyrocketed during quarantine? As the isolation has affected every adult, teens, tweens, and kids are suffering too with one in four of our kids in the USA having thought about suicide since the onset of the quarantine. It is heart breaking to read the statistics on suicide rates, it is brutal when I hear about another mom returning home, thinking their child is ok, to find them passed. So,...

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