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I Tested Talkspace For A Month – Here’s How It Can Help

I Tested Talkspace For A Month – Here’s How It Can Help

In college, before online therapy, I had my first counseling experience. In a small cramped office, I was met with a lanky, older gentleman. He invited me to tell him about my freshman year. From talking about imposter syndrome to family dynamics, the experience left me so raw and uncomfortable that I never went back. When I finally did decide to try therapy again I made a conscious effort to find a therapist who could provide me a safe space to share and heal. That second experience made me feel understood. It made unpacking past traumas and accepting my reality easier. At that time I was...

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Want to Start a Business? Here Are 7 Things to Do First

Want to Start a Business? Here Are 7 Things to Do First

Starting a business can seem really scary at first. At the beginning, there's a lot to learn about managing a business, creating a brand, and finding clients. Not to mention, it's risky. In his memoir "Shoe Dog," Nike creator Phil Knight describes entrepreneurship much like being an outcast. "It was my first real awareness that not everyone in this world will like us," he writes, "or accept us, that we're often cast aside at the very moment we most need to be included." Knight experienced this first hand, whether it was within his own family or with outside creditors and banks as his shoe...

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A Change of Heart: 8 Ways to Start Healing from Trauma

A Change of Heart: 8 Ways to Start Healing from Trauma

I begged God to kill me that night. I was laying on my parents' couch ringing in the New Year and wishing for an end. Seeing trauma and abuse for what it is, comes and goes in waves. Like healing. Healing from trauma is not easy. It’s challenging to disentangle yourself from traumatic events and abusive relationships but not impossible. Many who end up in relationships with narcissists, for example, come to see the patterns that kept them hooked began within their own family or circle of friends. Being a highly sensitive and empathetic person can make you more attractive to individuals...

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