Pressing the Breaks on Anxiety

By Mallory Corbin Anxiety is a lot like a speeding car.  Picture this: You’re driving down the road. Everything is fine, you’re feeling good and your favorite song might have even come on the radio. Suddenly a bird comes crashing into your windshield, you have to swerve around a pothole, or maybe another car cuts… Continue reading Pressing the Breaks on Anxiety

Save Time, Money, and Yourself: Budgeting for Self-Care

Save Time, Money, and Yourself: Budgeting for Self-Care By Emma Grace Brown The idea of self-care conjures up activities that may come with a hefty price tag, from spa days and massages to mini-vacations. The advice from the publication Her Money cautions that self-care costs should comprise “about 5 percent of your budget, maximum,” but that also… Continue reading Save Time, Money, and Yourself: Budgeting for Self-Care

February is the month of (Self) Love

February Is the Month of (Self) Love By Mallory Corbin It’s that time of year—again—where we’re bombarded with ads for heart-shaped candies, plush teddy bears hugging heart-shaped pillows, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, heart-shaped trinkets, heart-shaped everything touting heart-shaped sweet nothings and heart-shaped confessions. For all intents and purposes, February is heart-shaped. Yes, it’s true, February… Continue reading February is the month of (Self) Love

New Year, New Boundaries

New Year, New Boundaries By Lauren Randazzo New Year, New Boundaries We’re almost a month into 2021 and at this phase of the year, people often take time to reevaluate the goals or resolutions they’ve set for the new year. We’ve all heard the same resolutions played like a broken record. People want to get… Continue reading New Year, New Boundaries

Reflection + Being Kind to Yourself

Contributor: Catherine Sherman Diaczok, RN, BSN  Wow. What a weird time, huh? I think many of us, myself included, oscillate between struggling to slow down, and searching for motivation. We’ve all heard (either from our own mouths, or the mouths of others) the variations of,  “I can’t concentrate.” “I didn’t get anything done.” “I’ve just… Continue reading Reflection + Being Kind to Yourself

Tackling #SAAM With Grace

SAAM 2020 Today marks the 19th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and with it a plethora of opportunities to raise awareness about and demonstrate support for survivors of gender-based violence in your community. Teal ribbons, town halls, and infographics abound. Here at Survivor Strong, we’re doing #SAAM a little differently. The thing about being… Continue reading Tackling #SAAM With Grace