Why Your Boundary is Not Working

September 28th, 2017

“I keep setting boundaries, but they are not working!” Said the distraught and frustrated person. Boundaries are often misunderstood and therefore, improperly used. Thus, having little to no effect on the disrespectful or hurtful situation you are trying to remedy. So, let's have a little Boundary 101 lesson on what boundaries are, why th... Read More

Ladies: Is Your Number Getting too High?

July 29th, 2017

I learned the pop culture term number from the young adults in my life. In today's language, it refers to the amount of people we've had sex with. The mere fact that this is a thing within our youth, says a lot. People are always paying attention to how we conduct ourselves sexually. Society has seemingly made promiscuity okay for men, but mu... Read More

Stop Feeling Guilty for ‘Me Time’ – It’s Actually Benefiting Your Children

December 30th, 2016

I woke up the other day feeling a bit antsy and irritable. Since that is not typical Kristen character, I checked in with myself by asking: What’s missing? What do I need right now? The answer was emphatically clear. I need more me time. I knew immediately I had fallen into the guilt trap a-gain! Because guilt is the only reason I re... Read More

How To Act When Dating Someone New – Today’s Question & Answer

July 21st, 2016

  Question: When you first meet someone that you feel chemistry and connection with, how are you supposed to act? You are supposed to act 100% yourself. Period. If we wear a mask of any kind portraying ourselves as something we are not, we run the risk of duping our partner into “liking” us. Short-term we “win” the man, but long... Read More

Why Receiving Compliments Can Be Difficult- A Collaborative Column

July 10th, 2016

 Kristen Brown In my 20’s, my “I suck” wound (unworthiness) was so big I could hardly look in the mirror because all I saw were my flaws – flaws I noticed myself and flaws that had been pointed out to me by others. No matter how wholeheartedly a compliment was given, it felt fake and untrue to me. Although I’d say “thank you” to be ... Read More

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