In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that you are not alone in your mental health struggle. We were inspired by the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) May 2021 campaign to spread this message. Many people feel isolated with their mental health
Year 2 of this pandemic has proven to be a continuation of more of the same old same old difficult slog. At the same time, we are starting to get glimpses of a more positive and normal feeling future. But we aren’t there yet, and more is needed to help us get through the second
February 13, 2021
Relationship safety is vital to our survival, and when we don’t have it, we feel abandoned and left traumatized. Our brain and protective flight-fight-freeze defense system is a fine-tuned machine. Our nervous system helps protect us by triggering the brain to recognize unsafe relationships quickly. Usually, this happens subconsciously, driving our survival instinct. With trauma,
January 20, 2021
Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects but, for millions of people, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. In this episode, Joelle defines post-traumatic stress and asserts the importance of normalizing it without
This year has been a doozy: goodbye 2020; hello 2021! Check out these 5 Therapy Hacks to ring in the new year…
December 31, 2020
We’ve got some additional therapy hacks to boost your coping capacity and get you back in the driver's seat! 2021 is all about gaining our control back.
December 11, 2020
Perhaps you feel that setting boundaries is rude or mean? Or, you hold on so tight to your boundaries that you appear rigid and stuck? If you find yourself complaining about other people’s specific behaviors, you are likely having your boundaries crossed. It’s simple to set boundaries, but it isn’t always easy! What exactly are
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Hear Joelle Maletis on Dr. Stacy Haynes'Parenting Tips 2 Go!http://www.parentingtips2go.com/ on the May 26th show. The topic will be Military & Family Life on WiAMRadio.com at 11:00am EST. Stay tuned and tune in.