12 affirmations to heal from trauma

affirmations to heal from trauma

If you have been stuck in a pattern of anxiety, depression or other effects of (complex) ptsd, trauma therapy can be very beneficial. One of the many other tools to help yourself along the way to healing is using affirmations. It is nothing more than affirming and convincing yourself in a positive way. Let go […]

How to stay informed, not traumatized: Dr. Alfiee’s 3 tips for people of color

Dr Alfiee

The news can be a lot, especially these days between the war in Ukraine, the refugee crisis, and the all-too-frequent stories of senseless racial violence. For people of color who already have their own unique stressors to deal with this — from daily microaggressions to the wider-reaching effects of systemic racism — it can be […]

Heal Magazine Issue 01 is now live!

issue01 heal magazine

We are excited to announce the launch of the Heal Magazine app, something that has been in the works for a long time. Now, next to the blog articles on our website and our social content,  we can offer you more in-dept content in the form of video, audio, essays and beautiful art.  Inside issue […]

8 Natural Remedies for Sleep

natural remedies for sleep

Do you find yourself tossing and turning for hours? Or lying in bed staring at the ceiling begging for sleep to come? Or checking the clock constantly hoping that you’ve not spent half the night awake? You’re not alone – insomnia and sleep troubles affect many of us. Struggling to sleep well often stems from […]

Unlearning trauma responses: 5 tips

unlearning trauma responses

When we hear the word trauma we often think about a big event like; abuse, neglect or a car crash, basically a big bad thing that has happened. Although these examples are indeed traumatic events, trauma is a much more expansive experience. We can all recall an event when we did not feel seen or […]

10 mental health influencers to follow on Instagram in 2022

mental health influencers

Millions of people watch the lives of Instagram influencers every day and although it may seem like harmless entertainment, the content we view can have an effect on our mental health. The new year might be a great time to clean up your Instagram feed; get rid of the accounts that don’t serve your happiness, […]

How to recover from a vulnerability hangover (4 tips)

vulnerability hangover

You decided to finally speak your mind. Maybe you told your boss that you don’t feel appreciated, your sister something that has bothered you for years or confessed your romantic feelings to that special person. You feel relieved but almost immediately a pit in your stomach followed by obsessive thinking and regret. ‘Did I overreact?’ […]

Picking Mindful Moments

Strawberries are in season. My kids, like most, love strawberries. They’re too cheap to walk past at my local grocers and I recently brought home two large punnets for the family. Now, it’s a fast-paced world we’ve found ourselves in. The exponentially growing desire for information, efficiency and success has somewhat narrowed our view and […]

The Cost of Complaining

the cost of complaining

Everyone has vexing issues that get under their skin from time to time, and it’s human to feel frustration, but what should you do about it? A little whinge on occasion can serve to let off a bit of steam, but complaining rarely does much good, and can even prolong challenging situations. Identify and Interrogate […]

Connect on a deeper level by using a sex journal

A great way to deal with overwhelming emotions is to find a great way to express yourself. Journaling has been proven to be very helpful to gain mental clarity and regulate emotions (among many other benefits). Writing creates a safe environment that enables you to be vulnerable and authentic. We use journaling for many aspects […]