Mary Beth Fox and Richard

Why People are Annoying or Seek Attention

Do you know somebody who is always trying to get attention, interrupts people, seems to be a troublemaker and might be annoying? I’m sure you do. I think we have all experienced somebody like that at some point in our lives. It’s easy to fire back on a person like that with a nasty comment or to make it known …

Trauma Brain

The Trauma Brain (Processing Trauma and Childhood Memories)

For those of us with a trauma brain, we have struggles that other people will never understand. It’s like we are always processing trauma, even when we are not experiencing a traumatic event. A trauma brain rarely gets a break to just relax. Not only that but having a trauma brain can mean that you struggle to remember things currently …

Start 2023

Start 2023 with a Thank You 2022 and Celebrate Yourself

How are you going to Start 2023? How do you typically start each new year? Do you tend to look over the year and think about all of the tough things that life threw at you? Do you feel like you are just waiting to be able to say, “Adios 2022?” If so, I am going to challenge you with …

Feeling Some Type of Way

Stop Saying Feeling Some Type of Way (Name Your Feelings)

“Feeling some type of way” is a new phrase that makes me lose my mind when I hear it. Whoever wrote that song, I want to have a conversation with you. That song is undoing a lot of work that has been done to help people heal and for them to live emotionally healthy lives. This may sound dramatic, but …

Don't Be Humble

Don’t Be Humble (Speak Loudly and Proudly)

How do you feel when others talk about themselves in a positive way? Does it seem like they should be more humble? Are you guilty of using the word “brag” for people who are easily able to name their achievements and positive traits? Society and many cultures teach us that we are supposed to be humble. We aren’t supposed to …

Boundaries for Family Holidays

Boundaries for Family Holidays

Holidays often bring a large amount of stress for many reasons. One of the main reasons is that we may be around family members for an extended period of time. For many, just the thought of that can invoke major anxiety. So, why do we feel obligated to be around family members for the holidays if we know it causes …

Outgrowing a Friendship

Outgrowing a Friendship (3 Signs a Friendship is Ending)

Outgrowing a friendship can be a very difficult experience. It can leave you spending hours analyzing healthy vs unhealthy relationships to determine which kind of friendship you have with certain people. Often, we overlook signs a friendship is ending or signs that a friendship needs to end. Over the last ten years, there have been several times in which I …

what you focus on grows

What You Focus on Grows (Affirmations for Abundance)

What you focus on grows. That’s not a new concept. Not only that, but you probably already know that affirmations for abundance exist. Before you start thinking that this is just another post about manifesting, bear with me. Yes, manifesting is the idea that what you focus on grows, but I am going to tell you about a very simple …

Reparenting Yourself

3 Steps for Reparenting Yourself (Breaking Generational Cycles)

Reparenting has become a very trendy word and I rarely jump on the trend wagon. However, reparenting is far more than a trend. Sadly, it is something that so many of us so desperately need, myself included. Keep reading and I’ll give you the 3 Steps for Reparenting Yourself that will get you started on healing your unmet needs from …

Social and Political Climate

Our Social and Political Climate (Hate and Anger)

How is your response to the political and social climate of our current world affecting you? What are you doing to yourself and others in the name of “standing up for what you believe?” This post is going to be a bit different than most of mine and it will be much shorter than most I’ve written. Over the past …