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How Not Letting Go Destroys Self-Esteem

We’ve all been there…It didn’t work out and we really wanted it to. You know, that relationship with that person you though might be the ever elusive “one.” At some point the healthy disappointment and natural reaction to loss becomes something more sinister. It becomes a time suck, a never ending story of overthinking. Eventually … Continue reading “How Not Letting Go Destroys Self-Esteem”

Online Counseling Rejected Me

Why Wasn’t Therapy Online an Option?  Recently I came across a Reddit thread where an individual was outraged that they had been rejected (their word, not mine) by a popular online counseling provider. Naturally, many of the comments were of shock and bewilderment. As I skimmed the comments I was disheartened as I understood the … Continue reading “Online Counseling Rejected Me”

Are you an impostor? How to resolve Impostor Syndrome

What does it mean to be an impostor? The Webster definition “is a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others, especially for fraudulent gain.” If you know me, you know I believe understanding of our personal definitions is important. If you read this definition would you consider yourself to be … Continue reading “Are you an impostor? How to resolve Impostor Syndrome”

How to Interview Your Next Therapist

So you’re looking therapist. Now that you’ve decided to begin your greatest life’s work, you must locate a trained professional to guide you. Although an extremely cathartic process, getting started with counseling can be nerve wrecking. Locating a therapist that you connect with and trust with your most classified thoughts requires research and patience. Whether … Continue reading “How to Interview Your Next Therapist”

If you see a problem….do something about it!

I just finished mowing my lawn just days shy of December 1st. Yep, you read that correctly…mowing the lawn in November. I do believe that this is a first for me and admit that it seemed odd. Normally the last mow of the year is around early October just as the leaves begin to turn. … Continue reading “If you see a problem….do something about it!”

How to Break Procrastination

Procrastination can be paralyzing and frustrating. “Why am I doing this to myself? I know I just have to do it later.” Your thoughts will determine the outcome. Here are a few simple tips to start your journey to relief.           – Rayvéne Whatley is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master … Continue reading “How to Break Procrastination”

Therapy Isn’t Cheap…

Let’s face it. Therapy isn’t cheap, nor should it be. You’re not just spilling your guts to friend or venting to a coworker. You’re asking a trained professional to assist you in dissecting a concern and determine the next best step. Therapy is YOUR opportunity to completely release in a safe and secure environment. It’s … Continue reading “Therapy Isn’t Cheap…”

Does Your Relationship Need a Checkup?

Partners need to be friends for the relationship to excel. Ever question how healthy your relationship is? Have you let life come between you? Not surprising. It’s so easy to do. Work and kids are generally the biggest distractions. I know what your’e thinking..”We talk all the time.” or “We see each other everyday.” but … Continue reading “Does Your Relationship Need a Checkup?”

Follow me to Simplicity

I’m here to help others understand how we navigate in the world. How we can accept ourselves and how to communicate with others as we grow and change. Simplicity is here to SUPPORT those who unsure of what to change, of how to change, more importantly are afraid of changing things about themselves despite knowing … Continue reading “Follow me to Simplicity”