Mental Health Awareness Week – October 3-9 2021 World Mental Health Day 2021 – October 10, 2021 Living with a mental illness can feel isolating, overwhelming, and exhausting, especially without helpful resources, a supportive tribe, and the proper guidance showing you how you can thrive with your illness.  In celebration of Mental Illness Awareness Week, […]

Anxiety, Depression, Emotional Health, Grieving, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Mindset, The Be Ruthless Show

October 7, 2021

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Important person for life and business advice How often do you change your plans based on other people’s opinions? Even if you’re really excited about the plan and you really believe in it?  Whilst advice can help you make better life and business choices, it’s important to know when you should follow somebody else’s advice […]

Anxiety, Emotional Health, Grieving, Mental Health, PTSD, Support, The Be Ruthless Show, Uncategorized

August 26, 2021

The Most Important Person You Should Go To For Life And Business Advice

The most important person you should go to for life and business advice

From living with an invisible chronic illness to using mindfulness tools to navigate anxiety and painful triggers, these inspiring stories will leave you feeling less alone and more confident to be you, without fear of judgment. Mourning the Life That Was, An Episode Honoring Chronic Illness Grief doesn’t look the same for everyone.  Most people […]

Anxiety, Depression, Emotional Health, Grieving, Mental Health, Self Esteem, Stress, Support, The Be Ruthless Show

August 12, 2021

Mourning the Life That Was and Why Mindfulness Matters, 2 Beautiful Episodes You Are Going to Love!

I’ve always watched the NFL Draft.  I have spreadsheets and color coated graphs and it’s like a mini holiday in my sports filled world.  (You should see me on the day the schedules get released 😂 That’s a whole nother colorful mess!!) So this year wasn’t any different…. until it was completely different!  It’s usually […]

Depression, Grieving, Mental Health, Mental Illness

June 3, 2021

Let’s use our voices. Let’s do our part!

If you know me at all, you know that Dallas and Sassy are my babies. My everything. Well my poor little Sass had to get her shots on May 27, which I hate. She’s always been sensitive and after just getting my 2nd COVID vaccine the week before…. I have a whole new level of […]

Emotional Health, Grieving, Inspiration, Mental Health, My Journey, Pets, Therapy

May 2, 2021

Things we do for our fur babies!

What an insane 6 months it’s been… personally and in the world. I really can’t think of any other way to describe it, can you? It started for me with The Boulder Fires, an experience I would love to forget but will never ever be able to erase from my mind. I’ve seen horrendous fires […]

Grieving, Inspiration, My Journey, Support

April 18, 2021

Don’t Brush Grief Under The Rug!

I wrote this piece recently and it was picked up and published on TinyBuddha.com – I LOVE their site, I am honored to be included. To read my tips and approaches on what to do or how to best comfort someone when they are grieving check out the full article HERE Thank you for stopping […]

Grieving, Ideas, Media, Mental Health

September 17, 2020

How to Best Comfort Someone Who is Grieving – Published on Tiny Buddha

Conversation with my dad… My dad recently asked me about some of Jim’s “closest” friends, and I responded by discussing how grief teaches you who your true friends are. There are people we weren’t the closest with…people who we didn’t talk to regularly, but who now check in on me at least once a week. […]

Grieving, Mental Health, My Journey, Relationships

August 26, 2020

Grief Teaches You Who Your True Friends Are

Random thoughts I wanted to share from my latest journey…moving into my new home and moving forward with my life. When I was in Denver, I wanted to get out, desperately needed to get away from all of its chaos for at least a year and a half… My dream was to be in the […]

Depression, Grieving, My Journey

May 29, 2020

My New Life

Losing a spouse is traumatic. A tragedy. Losing a spouse unexpectedly has been, let me be honest with you…complete hell. Jim passed at the end of 2017. I’ve been surviving in the house we bought together since. I’m now taking the bold next steps, (oh my god am I really ready to step forward into […]

Anxiety, Grieving, Mental Health, Mindset, Quarantine, Support, Teenagers

May 10, 2020

High School Seniors Need to Grieve

Suicide is one of our world’s most deadly and silent killers. It strikes when we least expect it, robbing us of the people we care about the most. In their absence, all that is left is the feeling that there should have been – there must have been – something we could have done to save […]

Grieving, Mental Health

September 6, 2016

10 Suicide Warning Signs

Losing a loved one is one of the most tragic occurrences anyone can experience. No matter the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s passing, learning how to cope with your grief and continue with your own life can seem like an insurmountable obstacle. In my work as a mental health counselor, I have worked with several […]

Grieving

June 29, 2016

Understanding The Stages Of Grief

Losing a loved one is one of the most tragic occurrences anyone can experience. No matter the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s passing, learning how to cope with your grief and continue with your own life can seem like an insurmountable obstacle. In my work as a mental health counselor, I have worked with several […]

Grieving

June 29, 2016

Understanding The Stages Of Grief