Womens’ Wellness

  • parentification; parentified; depression; anxiety; codependency; single parent; parenting

What To Do If You Suffered Parentification (AKA Mothering Your Mother)

By: Colleen Andre, LMHC At this point of your life it has finally dawned on you that you did not have a childhood. Instead, you suffered parentification (a process of a role reversal where a child plays the parent to themselves or to their parent.) Having fun and feeling carefree as a kid was not an option for you. The question

  • how to overcome codependency; codependency, women, self love, self care, addictions, love, codependent

How To Overcome Codependency

By Amanda Wiegert, LMHC, NCC Are you often unable to stop talking, thinking, and worrying about other people and their problems? Do you find yourself rescuing and taking care of other people but neglecting to take care of yourself? Melody Beattie, a well-known author in the area of relationships, once wrote “A codependent person is one who has let another

  • men, couples, relationship, women, toxic relationship

3 Reasons Why Powerful Women Fall For Emotionally Unavailable Men

There are specific qualities in the male character that appeal to women. Confidence. The man that has absolutely no insecurities….that you notice. Intelligence. The man who can hold an intellectual and lengthy conversation. Leadership.  The man who can lead a group or corporation in the right direction financially. All of the qualities mentioned above are great to desire in a

How to Balance Helping Others & Still Care for Yourself

By: Colleen Andre, LMHC As a supportive friend, helpful family member, or reliable employee you are the one everyone goes to when in need. The fixer, advice giver, helper. At the same time, you feel exhausted, irritable, anxious, and stressed out. You find yourself run down because your energy is always spent on others. What you really crave is a healthy

How To Tell If Anxiety Is An Issue In Your Life? | Orlando Anxiety Counseling

By: Colleen Andre, LMHC According to the national institute of mental, the most common mental health disorder faced by Americans is anxiety disorders. Women are 50% more likely than men to experience anxiety. At this point, you might be asking yourself what is anxiety really? Anxiety is a feeling of excessive fear and worry. It is normal for everyone to

  • anxiety, stress, depression, affairs, betrayal, cutting, abuse, self-esteem, blended family, divorce, anger

Four Ways to Take Care of the New Mom | Orlando Parenting Coach

Congratulations! You’ve just got home from the hospital with your wife and your new baby. There’s a lot of thought about how this new baby will affect your lives together and how you’re going to care for baby. But you know what? You actually have to take care of the New Mom too! Taking care of Mom will also help your

Postpartum Holiday Survival Tips

You may remember that, as a child, the holidays were ablaze with sparkle, wonder, excitement, hope, family and love. However, as a mother dealing with any form of postpartum difficulties, the holidays may be less magical. A time of year you once looked forward to and enjoyed sharing with loved ones may instead be marked by stress, anxiety, anger, and

10 Symptoms of Pregnancy Depression & Anxiety

We have all seen the movies with the quintessential pregnant woman who looks like a model, glowing from ear to ear, sleeping through the night, full of energy and happiness. In reality, pregnancy for many women is a hormonal roller coaster, filled with bouts of morning sickness, unnecessary weight gain, sleep deprivation, fatigue and worry to name a few. Many

5 Questions To Choose The Best Orlando Therapist

5 Ways To Choose The Best Orlando Therapist | Life Counseling Solutions  Did you know that most consumers of therapy don’t take the time to learn about what they need to know about partnering with the best counselor or therapist who can help them be successful in meeting their therapeutic goals? Firstly, YOU are the consumer so ask questions and

“Her Story” Orlando Infertility Counseling

Orlando Infertility Counseling with Life Counseling Solutions highlights an Orlando woman who is stepping out as an advocate and writing about “Her Story”.  She is a voice for other women who are feeling alone and struggling with infertility. “Her Story”  When my husband and I started trying to get pregnant, we just assumed it would happen naturally and quickly…the way