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My Therapeutic Journey By: April McLain

Ten years. Three therapists. One continuous journey. Finding the right therapist is absolutely crucial to you moving forward in growth, and out of the places holding you back. By having three different therapists in a ten year span I learned that you need different individuals for different seasons. I had

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The Power in Being Heard By: Savannah Locke

I started going to therapy after realizing that thing my cousin did to me as a child was sexual abuse and the repercussions were resounding in my life a decade later. I don’t know how

Could Authentic Community Be a Solution to Anxiety?

Have you ever experienced that pit-in-your-stomach type of worry, or found yourself nervously biting off your newly manicured nails? Or how about hiding out in a bathroom stall because you were so overwhelmed and couldn’t

To The New Girl

How many of us have sheepishly walked into a social event as the “new girl” with our hearts beating out of our chest as we clung to our phones for some semblance of comfort and

Three Life Lessons From Having a Puppy

When I moved to Nashville three months ago I knew that living alone in a new city was not going to be my ideal situation. To make the transition easier I thought about the possibility

What Makes Change Possible?

You know when you suddenly become aware of something that up until that moment you had been completely oblivious to? Do you remember how you felt? Or what your reaction was to this new information?

Stand Still

The Oxford dictionary defines an unsung hero as, “a person who makes a substantive yet unrecognized contribution; a person whose bravery is unknown or unacknowledged.”  Life is full of unsung heroes, people who will never

A Hopeful Invitation

Have you ever been at the end of your rope, so to speak? I know I have. I’m not sure what picture comes to mind for you when you hear that saying, but for me

Relevant Magazine Feature

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “But when did we ever win in the end when we lowered our standards and dumbed down who we are to get what we think we want? I’m more convinced

Barbara Hill about

Hi! I’m so glad you’re here!

I am an East Coast girl, who to my surprise, has been living somewhat of a nomadic lifestyle these last few years. I’ve had a variety of experiences living in Africa, California, Chicago, and now Nashville, TN. As I write from research I’ve discovered and experiences I’ve had, I hope in some way that these simple articles will bring some hope and joy to your corner of the world!
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