Month: October 2017

Seeing Help and Coping after Intimate Partner Violence

Getting Help Seeking help is the first step in peeling back the layers that contribute to our emotional, mental, physical, behavioral, and spiritual state. In getting the help we need, we restore some control over our lives and emotions, which sometimes feel unmanageable. For this reason, we will... read more

Intimate Partner Violence & Women’s Mental Health

Intimate Partner Violence impacts health physically, emotionally, and mentally. Last week, we spoke about the importance of emotional health in helping you guard against a potentially violent partner. This week we will focus on the mental health conditions associated with Intimate Partner Violence.... read more

Intimate Partner Violence and Emotional Health

How strong emotional health can protect against domestic violence. This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and I started last week’s blog with emotional health because addressing our own emotional health and emotional needs is crucial in having healthy relationships. Knowing ourselves... read more

Emotional Health

“Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.” —Unknown A Comatose Heart Suppress, repress, hide, mask, avoid, numb, bottle up, explode – these are words that describe what we do with our emotional pain more often... read more