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Have you heard of radical acceptance? Maybe by your therapist or perhaps on social media? With radical acceptance, I overcame and heal from self-defeating thoughts, hurt, toxic relationships, anxiety, and depression. Radical acceptance is when you stop fighting reality, stop responding with impulsive or destructive behaviors when things aren’t going the way you want them […]

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Have you ever wondered why it is SO hard for someone to stop their addiction? Even when they know their addiction is unhealthy, they still are a slave to their addiction. My father is a recovering drug addict. He was clean for 17 years, relapsing right before my 17th birthday. I remember the day I […]

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Toxic behavior doesn’t just inflict hurt; it damages well-being, prompting us to believe that it reflects how others see us.  In high school, I remember a social media platform that you can submit comments about someone anonymously. The user could log in and see what others have posted about them. I remember specifically a comment […]

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When I first heard this term I didnt quite understand it. Did it mean to stay calm? Did it mean to stop what I was doing? Was this a mental skill or a physical skill?  I put it on the back burner and didnt come back to it until I started seeing it more and […]

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Tesa Saulmon

BUILDING COURAGE TO OVERCOME