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 [...]

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 [...]

Building Internal Awareness

Building internal awareness can happen outside of the therapist's office. What is it like to check in with your intuition, intentions, and personal needs? Take a few deep breaths when you get a chance and check in with your inner guidance. Take time to reflect on what may be happening within your reality.Take time to [...]

Self-Care While at Home

Organic Rainbow Moment: Self-Care While at Home Being at home does not mean you always have to be available. Self-care while at home is necessary for creating healthy boundaries. Covid-19 has reshaped how we communicate and make ourselves available to others. I know I have readjusted how I balance my time and schedule! It’s essential [...]

Challenging Thoughts, Beliefs, and Values

Challenging Thoughts, Beliefs, and Values

Challenging thoughts, beliefs, and values as we develop new insights create a highly uncomfortable feeling called cognitive dissonance. Frantz Fanon once said… Sometimes people hold a very strong core belief. The new evidence cannot be accepted when presented with evidence that works against that belief. Cognitive Dissonance; challenging thoughts, beliefs, and values During our wellness [...]

Self-care and Quarantine

It is hard to practice self-care while guaranteeing? I have noticed that self-care can be found in minor ways - however, is it hard to practice self-care while guaranteeing? I believe that there is a difference between internal self-care and external self-care. As a new therapist, my internal self-care has precedented my life Being present [...]

Introspection and Self-Awareness

I enjoy speaking about the topic of introspection and self-awareness! I am interested in understanding how people explore their patterns individually and externally. This practice aids in emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence allows us to use our perspective and critical thinking skills effectively. Introspection and Self-Awareness On a deeper level, it requires us to consider our [...]