Sports Psychology and Motivation

After realizing my passion for helping others and my knack for athletics, I decided to enter Sports Psychology. Sports Psychology is highly motivating. In my experience learning about Sports Psychology, I noticed it’s not about anyone else; it’s about you. What you want to do and how you want to achieve your goals. It has [...]

6 Ways Journaling Helps

Journaling can help track your progress, stay positive, heal, and increase self-awareness of negative thoughts. How can you relate to writing? What does writing bring out in you? Your plans, emotions, realization, unraveling, or expressive thoughts? Or was it just a childhood diary filled with secrets? When I was a teenager, I kept a secret [...]

Dr. Marc Brackett’s; RULER

RULER Skills by Marc Brackett; Permission to Feel For your reference, Marc Brackett's; Permission to Feel reviews the RULER approach in depth. What is RULER? Dr. Marc Brackett created RULER, an evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) approach at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. The approach focuses on: Understanding the value of emotionsBuilding the [...]

8 Shadow Work Journaling Prompts

My team and I put together 8 Shadow Work Journaling Prompts to help you support your light within your shadows. First, below are three introspective quotes I would like for you to ponder. Shadow Work Quotes to Ponder I disagree with Jung when he says the Shadow is the person we’d rather not be. The [...]

Mental Health Instagram Feed

Your Instagram feed has a lot more influence on your mental health than you know! Have you ever felt discomfort, depression, anxiety, or envious feelings while scrolling through your Instagram feed? Take a few minutes to answer the question below:  What images, stories, posts, or reels on your timeline increase your well-being or impact your [...]

Grounding Practice for Positivity

Self-compassion within your grounding requires a positive approach to the journey. Self-compassion within your grounding requires a positive approach to the journey. Please enjoy quick Grounding Practice for Positivity! Before you begin, take a moment to check in with yourself with the wellness tips below. Tips for checking in with yourself: Tip #1: take a [...]

Become a Mindful Listener

How do we become more mindful listeners?! Mindful listening is about taking time to experience what you are hearing or listening to at any given moment!Without judgment, distraction, or self-gain.Becoming a mindful listener takes time and effort!Set an intention to stay present and be a more mindful listener! The Intentional Simplicity Space: Bohemian Reading Nook [...]

Mental Health & Wellness Awareness Month

As for Intentional Simplicity LLC, we believe that mental health and wellbeing are a daily prioritization. With this, we are excited to celebrate Mental Health & Wellness Awareness Month! As a Wellness Based Therapist, I am a vessel for my clients' words, experiences, and truth.Sarafina Arthur-Williams, MA, CEO Sarafina Arthur-Williams, MA , CEO If you [...]