The People House Blog Series

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These blog posts are written by some of our amazing community members!

Spring Cleaning – An Act of Self-Love II By Lora Cheadle, JD CHt

By People House | April 11, 2022

Spring is here, which means it’s time for spring cleaning! While you may be thinking, “wait a second Lora, spring cleaning sounds nothing like self-care to me” our surroundings deeply impact both our mental state and our sense of well-being. So yes, spring cleaning is an act of self-love, and when it is approached from…

Jumping Off the Religious Platform II By Laura Hogzett MA, LPCC, EMDR

By People House | April 5, 2022

www.AwakenedLotusCounseling.com Exposed writing is both terrifying and exciting.  It’s not typically my cup of tea, so I have been surprised at just how much I’m enjoying it.  There’s a part of me that feels like my time is already stretched too thin and I should stay in my lane.  Another part of me wakes up…

When Fantasy Becomes Fixation II By Marielle Grenade-Willis, MA, LPCC

By People House | March 29, 2022

Whenever I feel lost in the world, I turn to Tara Brach’s archive of inspirational talks on mindfulness. Just hearing Brach’s voice helps to instill a sense of calm within me amidst a very busy mind. I generally pride myself on not only being in touch with my emotions but also expressing them clearly to…

Instinct, Emotions, or Intuition? II By Rev. Mary Coday Edwards, MA

By People House | March 21, 2022

  Instinct and Emotions “What’s going on? Is my instinct for survival kicking in, am I falling back into an old emotional pattern, or is my intuition telling me something?” These are common questions that arise in my spiritual facilitation work. Eckhart Tolle says an instinctive response is the body’s direct response to an external…

The Meaning of Self-Acceptance II By Samantha Camerino (she/her), LCSW

By People House | March 14, 2022

When I started college, I had no idea what I was planning to study, no career in mind, no particular goals. I just wanted to learn and absorb and understand. So, when I discovered that Philosophy translated to a love of wisdom, I was sure I found my place. I was lacking meaning and purpose,…

Starting therapy? Things to consider… II By Elani Engelken MA, MFTA, LPCC

By People House | March 3, 2022

You are considering therapy–Congratulations! I know I am biased considering that I am a therapist, but I truly believe that this is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. I often compare it to investing in your physical health. In the same way that physical fitness builds muscle memory and strength over…

Did the Big Changes Happen? II By Victoria Bresee MA, MAR, CHt.

By People House | February 28, 2022

How are things going with all those good intentions at the start of the year? Have you lost steam? Are you disappointed in yourself? Have you just decided to try again next year?If so, you are no different than the 80% of us who have basically given up by March every year.Don’t despair. There’s still…

We Can’t Heal What We Won’t Reveal II By Laura Hogzett MA, LPCC, EMDR

By People House | February 22, 2022

I used to think the worst experience possible was to endure abuse. I don’t believe that anymore. It the denial that causes more damage. We can’t heal what we won’t reveal. This is a time of my life I have been dreading for over sixteen years. The nostalgia of meeting my newborn son for the…

You’ve Been Betrayed? You Can Recover & Thrive II By Lora Cheadle, JD CHt

By People House | February 14, 2022

Whether your betrayal was recent or several years back, being betrayed makes you feel like your insides have been shattered. Like you will never recover, feel happy, or find joy again. But despite the way you feel right now, betrayal can make you stronger. If you choose to let it. What is Betrayal? Betrayal is…

Tracking in Therapy II By Marielle Grenade-Willis, MA, NCC, LPP

By People House | February 9, 2022

I recently attended an introductory training to the Hakomi method of therapy and was struck by the description of a skill that I often use during my sessions with clients: tracking. Our trainer, Melissa Grace, MA, CHT likened tracking during therapy to how trackers might observe evidence of animals or humans present in a certain…

The opinions expressed by the guest bloggers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of People House. The content provided through the People House website and blogs are for informational purposes only. Should you decide to take action in real life based on this information that is your own responsibility and choice.

The opinions expressed by the guest bloggers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of People House. The content provided through the People House website and blogs are for informational purposes only. Should you decide to take action in real life based on this information that is your own responsibility and choice.

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