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

Adopt the anti-hustle Are you constantly hustling and pushing only to burn out and crash before getting back up and repeating the cycle?  We live in this fast-paced go, go, go world where we have normalized and even glamorized, pushing through exhaustion and overwhelm. . As a result, people are unaware that taking healthy, planned […]

Emotional Health, Ideas, Mental Health, Mindset, Stress, Support, The Be Ruthless Show, Uncategorized

September 23, 2021

How To Adopt The Anti-Hustle Into Your Life Today

Adopt the Anti-Hustle

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

My dad always wanted a boy. I’ve been aware of this fact my entire life.  Maybe it’s the reason I’m a tomboy. It certainly isn’t a coincidence that I play tennis, like my dad does. I went to Michigan (Go Blue) which was his dream. He actually came to class with me more than once!! […]

Emotional Health, Mindset, My Journey, Relationships, Self Esteem, Support, Teenagers

June 18, 2020

My Dad Always Wanted a Boy

Let’s talk truth. What’s your definition of toxic? I initially think of chemicals. But there’s emotional toxicity, too. We’ve all dealt with people who blame and deflect instead of just taking responsibility and apologizing. I have someone who makes this into an art form, to the point that I question myself. Bottom line: I know […]

Emotional Health, Ideas, Inspiration, Mental Health, Mindset, My Journey, Relationships, Support

June 4, 2020

Let’s Talk Truth…Emotional Toxicity

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

Affirmations are phrases that you repeat to yourself over and over. Though incredibly simple in nature, they are powerful tools for improving emotional wellness. Our thoughts greatly influence our lives. The messages you send to yourself internally dictate how you think of yourself, your career, your social situation, and all other aspects of your life. […]

Ideas, Mindset

March 16, 2020

21 Positive Affirmations To Improve Mental Health

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

“Good things come to those who wait.” “Nothing good comes easy.” “Be patient – it’ll be worth the wait.” These words of wisdom have guided us for years. We grow up hearing phrases such as these that remind us to be patient and not to “rush the process,” but in today’s fast-paced digital world, it […]


March 16, 2017

2 Important Life Lessons From The Chinese Bamboo

Grocery aisles are adorned with chocolates, sweetheart candies, and countless other goodies. Radio stations, billboards, magazines, and television are flooded with advertisements for Valentine’s Day specials. Everywhere you look (and listen), you are reminded that Valentine’s Day is only a few days away.  What Do You Think Of Valentine’s Day? If you’re like most people, […]

Mindset, Self Esteem

February 10, 2017

5 Ways To Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day

In order to give yourself the best shot at happiness and success in the coming year, it’s important to stay level and grounded. As your online mental health counselor, I’m here to help you. In honor of the New Year, I’ve put together a few simple tips and suggestions to help you stay grounded. What […]

Emotional Health, Mental Health, Mindset

December 23, 2016

7 Ways To Ground Yourself

Being grateful is one of the best ways to improve your mental health. According to an article in Forbes Magazine, gratitude has been scientifically proven to offer seven distinct benefits: Opening the door to more relationships Improving physical health Improving psychological health Enhancing empathy and reducing aggression Improving quality of sleep Improving self-esteem Increasing mental […]


November 23, 2016

17 Things To Be Thankful For