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As women, the quality of our relationships is frequently tied to our happiness levels, identity, self-esteem, and self-worth. Since the beginning of time, women have meaningfully established and maintained connections with others in friendships, families, romantic relationships, and the community. When we experience distress in our relationships, we can experience sadness, feelings of loneliness, disconnection, […]

Statistically speaking, It is highly likely that you reading this, or someone close to you has experienced some type of trauma in their lives (e.g. physical, interpersonal, intergenerational, relational, racial). Research indicates the staggering reality that 5 out of 10 women experience some type of traumatic event in their lifetime. Trauma is the emotional response […]

A big buzzword you may be resonating with and talking about is “languishing”, a term recently discussed in the New York Times by psychologist Adam Gant, describing a common emotional experience many of us have been experiencing post-2020. With several months of being on lockdown, lingering uncertainty, constant states of stress, and rapidly changing developments, […]

“Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, reveling in our differences; this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of shared values, of meaningful community” –Bell Hooks […]

As a fully women-owned and women-run business, as well as an integrative team of women’s wellness providers, celebrating the accomplishments of women both past and present is an absolute joy. This month, however, has been an extra special time in the year for us as we celebrate International Women’s Day and Month – a season […]

“Gracious acceptance is an art–an art which most never bother to cultivate”-Alexander Smith It seems like months in advance, sweets and treats fill the store aisles as many prepare for a day of sharing love and affection with those they care so deeply about. All around us, there are symbols and celebrations of giving love […]

There is something deeply sacred about new beginnings. A peaceful sunrise that breathes a gentle intensity of hope and promise with whispers of new possibilities. A heroine in our favorite story that’s given a redemptive second chance; to love again, to make amends, or to realize their dream. All moments. Powerful moments of opportunity to […]

Around the world, the holiday season is often filled with excitement and anticipation. A bustling time of year where centuries-old traditions mix with modern cultural practices of coming together with loved ones for celebration and the enjoyment of special foods such as tamales, candied yams, and kugel to create a beautiful fusion of heritage and […]

Here at Women Rise, Autumn is one of our favorite seasons. Maybe it’s the crisp air and much-needed rainfall or the seasonal favorites of specialty drinks along with the rich hues of golden yellow, red, and orange displaying earth’s beauty and gently bursting all around us. Although still a favorite, this year’s Fall has definitely […]

Ok. You’ve skimmed the blogs, posts, and articles about surviving the Covid-19 pandemic, and let’s face it, you’re over it. As we know from research, women often shoulder a large number of household tasks, child-rearing responsibilities, and caregiving. In general, role overload, exhaustion, burn-out, and overall struggles balancing work, home, and family can contribute to […]