How Do I Do This?

How Do I Do This?

I talk a lot about the character traits of the toxic person and about how to deal with it and understand them. But I want to talk today about where our heads get stuck when we’re trying to remove ourselves. We have all thought, “Oh, wouldn’t it be...
What If I’m Lonely?

What If I’m Lonely?

Hey everybody, welcome back! A while back someone had written me about the fears of leaving a toxic relationship. In fact, I’ve had several people contact me. But I want to address one particular fear today, and that is the fear of being lonely. The definition of...
Triggers….UUGG! Can you please go away?

Triggers….UUGG! Can you please go away?

If you’re reading this, you need to know that you aren’t the only one out there struggling with an unhealthy environment or dealing with people in your life that may not be healthy for you. Unhealthy relationships come in all different categories and...
The SMMEEAARRR Campaign

The SMMEEAARRR Campaign

Hey, it’s Dr. Heidi, your Toxic Relationship Awareness & Healing Specialist. I want to talk to you today about the smear campaign. For those of you who don’t know what a smear campaign is, it is when a toxic person spreads rumors in order to gather...
What to Expect

What to Expect

What are we supposed to expect when we decide we’re leaving a toxic relationship? That is a huge, huge question that I will try to address in a few main points. These are by no means all-inclusive, but they are the ones that came to my head. I actually talked...
Decisions

Decisions

Good afternoon! Some of the people that have messaged me are struggling with making decisions on their own. So, I want to talk a little bit about making tough decisions—or even making decisions that shouldn’t be that tough but are tough for you to make. There...
A Little About HOOVERING

A Little About HOOVERING

Hey everybody! Today what I want to talk about is one of the words that you hear when you start researching toxic relationships. You are definitely going to come across the word “hoovering.” It is derived from the Hoover vacuum, and it is a tactic that is...
Kids?!?!

Kids?!?!

Good afternoon! I have a topic today that I have truthfully been putting off. There’s been so many people messaging me about this particular topic, and right now I have quite a few clients that have asked questions about this topic. Even though I have kind of...
Inner Peace

Inner Peace

Good evening! Today is Father’s Day. Days like today could be really happy for some. And days like today could be days of high conflict and high pain. I’m not certain what made me want to post on Father’s Day, but I just felt that I needed to....
Please tell me I am not crazy

Please tell me I am not crazy

Hey, good afternoon! This is Dr. Heidi! I am your Toxic Relationship Awareness & Healing Specialist. I was out on my patio working this morning, and it is my new patio. I love it and I use it way more than I thought I would! I never used to sit down, and now I...