5 Things I Wish I Knew While Planning a Wedding

It’s that time of year again! Proposal season is among us. (Did you know that 40% of engagements happen between November and February?!) Our social feeds are soon going to be littered with engagement announcements, girls taking pictures of themselves driving or drinking coffee with their new rings, etc (Not hating, pretty sure I didContinue reading “5 Things I Wish I Knew While Planning a Wedding”

ASK PEACH: I have trouble expressing my feelings and needs in a relationship. Any tips?

Photo by: Wild Jasmine Photo (@wildjasminephoto) I have trouble expressing my feelings and my needs in a relationship. Any tips? This is SO common, and the number one reason why is because of the V word… Vulnerability. (What did you think I meant????) Talking is hard. Talking about your feelings is H A R D. TalkingContinue reading “ASK PEACH: I have trouble expressing my feelings and needs in a relationship. Any tips?”

Therapy Hacks

Welcome back for Episode 2, y’all! *not from the south, just a really handy word I enjoy using.*  Today’s episode covers negative self-talk. I define it, give active steps you can take to challenge it, and give some examples to help you grasp it.  So hold on to your hats, people! (I’m not really sureContinue reading “Therapy Hacks”

Mindfulness explained…

Mindfulness is IN people.  Mindfulness is as trendy as a tapered pant (Are those still in?). Everywhere you look people are stuffing it down our throats. “BE MINDFUL IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!”  “Depressed? Just be mindful! Anxious? Practice mindfulness!“ “How Mark Zuckerberg uses mindfulness and why you should too!” <— These are my personalContinue reading “Mindfulness explained…”

How to Embrace Authenticity and Your True Self

This post is particularly relevant to me, because creating this blog was a large question of authenticity.  When contemplating creating a blog and being my “truest self,” there was a considerable amount of questioning. Would my vulnerability pay off, I wondered? See below for a running transcript of my thoughts: “Who the hell do IContinue reading “How to Embrace Authenticity and Your True Self”

Therapy Hack: Reality Testing

Today I’m testing a new series I’m calling “therapy hacks,” where I breakdown a technique that is quick and easy to implement starting NOW.   Let me start by saying this: there is nothing that can replace therapy, and this is not meant to. However, I think there are TONS of tips and tricks oneContinue reading “Therapy Hack: Reality Testing”

How to Stay Rooted When Your Life is Insane

Do you ever have times in your life when days or weeks seem to fly by, stuffed to the gills with projects, social events, vacations, etc? Its easy to get lost in the chaos of it all, whether that chaos is good or bad. My life has been I N S A N E latelyContinue reading “How to Stay Rooted When Your Life is Insane”

How Honest is “Too Honest”?

This may come as a surprise (sarcasm), but for me honesty really is the best policy. There is a time and place for honesty, trust me. However, one must be judicious. If you take honesty and run with it, you may end up being an honest jerk, instead of an honest peach (See what IContinue reading “How Honest is “Too Honest”?”