Learning to Forgive: Overcoming Anger and Resentment Towards Your Mother

Learning to Forgive: Overcoming Anger and Resentment Towards Your Mother

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and I can’t help but ponder the different ways people celebrate their moms. Some would say their relationships with their mothers are complicated, but they still love them all the same. Others sing praises of their moms, saying they were the best. Some fight anger and resentment towards their mothers…

Maria Elena Salinas: Breaking Barriers and Inspiring Generations

Maria Elena Salinas: Breaking Barriers and Inspiring Generations

In honor of Women’s History Month, I want to highlight Maria Elena Salinas, a woman who has inspired me in many ways. In the world of journalism, Maria Elena Salinas has continually broken barriers, overcome obstacles, and inspired generations. Recognized as one of the most influential Latina journalists in the United States, Salinas has worked…

How to Build Healthy Relationships After Trauma

How to Build Healthy Relationships After Trauma

It’s nearing Valentine’s Day where hopefully love is in the air! Whether you have the privilege of experiencing love from a significant other, a parent, child, friend, or pet, love is at the core of healthy relationships.  Experiencing loving and healthy relationships can be extremely challenging if it was not modeled for you or if…

Best Affirmations for 2023

Best Affirmations for 2023

I’ve been asking around to see if people create New Year resolutions and affirmations and I seem to get the same general response: “Do they even work?” After asking a friend and her son the same question, she replied with a similar sentiment. “Oh, too much pressure,” she said.  I casually asked her son, “What…