This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. This year’s campaign theme is ‘Talk Away the Dark.’ So let’s start a conversation about what we can all do to prevent suicide! Most of us have been touched by suicide in some way. After all, it’s the 11th most common cause of death in the US today, […]

Emotional Health, Mental Health, Mental Illness

September 14, 2023

Suicide Prevention: We Can All Be a Part of the Change!

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When someone enters a medical setting, they’re usually in an emotionally vulnerable place. After all, no one is seeing a doctor purely for the fun of it. So why is it that most medical practices seem to ignore the emotional and mental state of their patients? Is this really the best that we can do?  […]

Anxiety, Depression, Emotional Health, Mental Illness, Mindset, Support, Therapy

June 12, 2023

Mental Health in Medical Settings: Why Do Medical Providers Ignore Patients’ Emotional Health?

When you’ve experienced significant loss, it can feel like your world has exploded into a million pieces. It may feel like your world is out of control, and putting the pieces back together is impossible. I am here to tell you from experience that it IS possible. You can take control of your healing journey, […]

Emotional Health, Grieving, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Support, The Be Ruthless Show

October 21, 2021

Grief and Healing

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

Let’s talk about laughter! Laughter really is the best medicine, and here’s why you should find what makes you laugh and incorporate it into your daily routine … Research shows that if you sit and laugh for a long time, you will stimulate endorphins, which minimizes or ultimately gets rid of pain because the brain […]

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

September 9, 2021

Getting Unstuck Through Nutrition

Get Unstuck Through Nutrition

The “Be Ruthless Show” is back for Season 2 and this season, I’m delivering more inspiring guests and more empowering conversations with two exciting episodes every week! Tune in on Mondays AND Wednesdays on your favorite podcast channel.  I am really excited about the new season and I can’t wait for you to listen to […]

Emotional Health, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Relationships, The Be Ruthless Show

July 1, 2021

Season 2 is Back With An Exciting Announcement!

Be Ruthless Show Season 2

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!

Returning to school for the 20-21 school year is in full swing and the excitement behind the usual back-to-school shopping, preparation and celebrations will be a far cry from ordinary. I’m seriously concerned for not only the physical health and safety of our kids and teachers but also their mental health. Anxiety is at an […]

Anxiety, Children, Disorders, Emotional Health, Ideas, Inspiration, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Teenagers

August 11, 2020

Children Returning to School with Anxiety? There are programs that can help!

Are you feeling sad all the time with no understanding as to why? Have you wondered why you often feel low on energy or like there’s no purpose for the future? These are potential everyday symptoms that can be caused by mental health issues. This is an important issue that many people don’t stop to […]

Mental Health, Mental Illness, Mindset

November 26, 2018

Tips and Tricks To Hack Mental Health

The fate of our future rests on our children’s shoulders. That seems like a lot of responsibility to place on kids, but it’s true. As the next generation, the future of our world will depend on the type of environment our children create. As parents, it goes without saying that we should do everything we […]

Children, Mental Health, Mental Illness

May 2, 2017

Mental Illness In Children: 17 Potential Warning Signs

When you think of mental illness, what comes to mind? If you picture crazy people housed in insane asylums, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, you’re also contributing to a dangerous stigma that forces many people from seeking support for and assistance with the mental illness they struggle with every day. The Stigma Against Mental Illness Stereotypically, […]

Mental Health, Mental Illness

January 6, 2017

Mental Illness: The Danger Of The Stigma