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How to do the Inner Child Work? Why is Inner Work Important in Parenting?

Written By Tina Hamilton, Parenting POV She was quiet when she got in the car. It was only the second week of school, and I could tell something was off. “How was your day, love?” I asked my daughter, knowing full well that this isn’t the question that is going to get me answers. “Fine,” […]

Tending to Wounds Before Trauma Takes Root

Written By Jennifer Chesak, Psychedelic POV Recently I fell on wet pavement and skinned my knee while walking to a comedy show. No one ever accused me of being graceful! As is my nature, I dusted off the debris, smoothed my skirt, laughed it off, and carried on. I sat through the show, blood dripping […]

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Written By Kathryn Marsh, Prosecutor POV The phone beeped and Jane jumped a little. Her friends asked if she was going to check her phone. “Not now, I’ll check it later”. Jane didn’t want to check her phone. She knew it would be Mike, wondering where she was, again. Jane also knew it would be […]

Leave The Other Half Behind, Look For A Cherry Instead

A newlywed’s advice on the first step one should take for finding ‘the one’ in the healthiest way. Written By Sarah Correa-Dibar, Gen Z POV When my friends or colleagues ask me how it feels to be married, my true response is “complete.” It’s not because my husband is my ‘other half’ or ‘he completes […]

A Bad Trip: A Good I.D.E.A?: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access Strategies in Mental Health &  the emerging Psychedelic Industry for 2024 

Written By Martin Ali Simms Mental Healing is widely regarded as a “journey.” Journeys are synonymous with the word “trips.”  Coincidently, Psychedelic experiences are called “trips” as well and are regarded as a “part of the  healing journey.”  I’ll share my experience of my own personal observations in dealing with the mental health space and […]

New Year, New You

12 steps for each month of the new year to be the best you Like I always say, if you don’t take the time out to take care of yourself, your body will force you to do it. And it’s usually at the most inopportune time. Last year, I made an attempt to drink plenty […]

I’m an HR Chief. This is how I handled my own harassment claim

Written By Kimberly Williams I was only three weeks into my new job when the outbursts began. Initially, the episodes felt random. Sometimes I would walk into a friendly conversation with my boss and other times I felt like I walked into a buzzsaw. Quite soon, the situation grew all-consuming. I worried about finding another […]

Trophy Wife to Surgeon

Written By Victoria Johnson, MD Through the 20 plus years that I have been an aesthetic medical doctor, my patients ask me how I do what I do. I really didn’t know the answer. So, I decided to write it down. I spend about 50-60% of my time counseling patients and staff.  When a patient […]

Psilocybin and Interconnectedness: Understanding ‘Oceanic Boundlessness’ in Psychedelics

Magic mushrooms can teach us a valuable lesson about our support systems, making us feel less alone Written By Jennifer Chesak, Psychedelic POV Contributor We all need a little oceanic boundlessness in our lives in 2024. If you’re opening your favorite travel app to book a cruise or a beach vacation right now, that’s not […]

Human Trafficking Awareness

Written By Kathryn Marsh, Prosecutor POV Human trafficking is modern day slavery. While one may be forgiven in thinking human trafficking is a fairly recent phenomenon, having caught the media’s attention in the last decade, in reality human trafficking has been in existence since the beginning of time. Legally human trafficking is split into two […]