Neurodivergent Versus Neurotypical-The Practical Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 Mar, 2024
“Neurodivergent” is a buzzword that came from the related term “neurodiverse.” You may have heard someone describe themselves as “neurodivergent” or being “neurodiverse.” Judy Singer (a sociologist) coined the word “neurodiversity” in 1998 to point out that every person’s brain develops in a unique...
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Necessary Guilt: Choosing Yourself

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 15 Feb, 2024
Making a choice for oneself doesn’t always only effect the person who makes it. But making a choice for oneself should be from a place of prioritizing yourself, not others feelings. You are not wrong for putting yourself first. You are not selfish for...
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Ambiguous Loss—The Personal Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 Feb, 2024
As weird as it sounds, I have always been personally and professionally interested in grief. I think it is because somewhere along the way I realized that grief, like love, is universal. The saying goes—if you love you will grieve. And I have found...
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What Do I Think Of Me?

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 15 Jan, 2024
When is the last time you asked yourself that question. In our society, we are so often oriented towards the grade given from others, the approval or disapproval given from others, and the desire to curb loneliness. We seek reprieve from our own self...
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Ambiguous Loss—The Practical Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 Jan, 2024
“Ambiguous loss happens when you are grieving someone who is still living. It’s different than the grief you experience when someone you love dies. That kind of loss is finite and certain and there’s no question you should feel pain. Ambiguous loss happens when...
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Choosing Yourself

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 20 Dec, 2023
Politeness is behavior that is respectful and considerate of other people. We are often socialized to be polite. To use manners. To not offend. To consider others, sometimes to a degree that’s unhelpful to ourselves. Politeness can be shown with being apologetic, minimizing the...
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