Steps Towards A New Normal

It’s been a long year, but you already knew that. I’ve struggled at times to find the words, that’s why the blogs have slowed, or really came to a screeching halt, if I’m being honest. This pandemic has gone on a lot longer than any of us could imagine and even for myself, it wasContinue reading “Steps Towards A New Normal”

“I’ll Always Be Stuck”

It’s very easy to feel stuck. I remember that feeling. I’ve seen others feel that way. It’s easy to get stuck in the darkness, with a lack of allowing yourself to see the light. But the thing is, the light is always there. It’s what you allow yourself to focus on. When we get intoContinue reading ““I’ll Always Be Stuck””

Control: Refocus

This is a common thing I say to a lot of people because it rings so true in every aspect of life. If things aren’t in your control, you can’t allow them to control you. In this moment so many are stressed over the election and the looming results that we may not have untilContinue reading “Control: Refocus”

Healing The Trauma

Domestic Violence comes in many forms. Just because a fist isn’t raised or blood shed, doesn’t mean there isn’t trauma that can be everlasting. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month…you’re not stuck, you’re not alone and you can get out, live happily and move forward. I would love to use the negative experience I wentContinue reading “Healing The Trauma”

Captivity

Captivity. It’s a strong word and at first, if you’re like me, you would have equated it to war and thought this doesn’t pertain to me. I truly didn’t think it did as I read the book, “Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror.” See, it was 2015Continue reading “Captivity”

Happiness Is a Choice

I know, you may be having a moment reading this all like, “Marissa, I can’t choose happiness like it’s on a shelf at Target.” *insert your eye roll here* But believe me when I say, you’re RIGHT, because it’s INSIDE OF YOU. You just choose if you allow yourself to feel it or not. ForContinue reading “Happiness Is a Choice”

Goals: The Ultimate Struggle

We all have goals we strive for – right? Just reading that line alone maybe had something pop in your head that you’ve been putting off. First of all, stop that and secondly, let me help you. You may be wondering – how can YOU help ME? As a Certified Life Coach, part of theContinue reading “Goals: The Ultimate Struggle”

It’s Time For Your Glow Up

When you typically depend on someone else for your happiness, you may be thinking you need them in order to have any type of “glow up.” Well, lets just be blunt right away here: you should never depend on other people to bring you happiness and fulfillment in life! This is your life. At theContinue reading “It’s Time For Your Glow Up”

There’s No Good in Goodbye – Or Is There?

photo courtesy of GoodVibes_GoodThoughts/Instagram