The Intersection of Trauma, Resilience & Self-Care

I have been researching trauma, and in my studying, I stumbled upon something that I find fascinating. When we think about healing trauma, we promote building resilience, but how? Resilience sounds like a mythical, unreachable goal (it is not), but it feels that way. However, if we re-frame our thoughts around resilience and view itContinue reading “The Intersection of Trauma, Resilience & Self-Care”

Astrology & Self-Care: Cancer

Say goodbye to Gemini, and hello Cancer season! Anyone born between June 21-July 22 is a Cancer, according to Astrology. In this previous blog post, I introduced self-care according to the zodiac, and as promised, we will dive into the specific 12 zodiac signs as we are in each season. We have already looked atContinue reading “Astrology & Self-Care: Cancer”

Self-Care as Self-Preservation: The Origins of Self-Care

Close your eyes and picture self-care. What comes to mind? Was it a person? What color was their skin? Most likely, you thought of a white, affluent looking woman doing something relaxing. Maybe she had cucumbers over her eyes while resting in a plush bathrobe surrounded by overpriced bath products, or something along those lines.Continue reading “Self-Care as Self-Preservation: The Origins of Self-Care”

Astrology & Self-Care: Gemini

Welcome to Gemini season. Anyone born between May 21 – June 21 is a Gemini, according to Astrology. In last week’s blog post, I introduced self-care according to the zodiac, and as promised, we will dive into the specific 12 zodiac signs as we are in each season. However, it should be noted that even ifContinue reading “Astrology & Self-Care: Gemini”

What Astrology Can Teach Us About Self-Care

I find the zodiac signs to be exciting, and often, spot on. I started studying astrology back in middle/high school. While browsing the Square One Mall one evening with friends, I ended up purchasing a book titled, “Love, Sex, and Astrology” by Teri King at Contempo Casuals. This book was eerily accurate, in my opinion,Continue reading “What Astrology Can Teach Us About Self-Care”