Counselling Plano – My Personal Experience with Brittany

Counseling Plano

About five years ago I met a girl who brought the light back into my life. She was smart, sweet, witty, and always knew how to brighten my day. We fell hard for each other pretty quick, it was the most intense I had ever felt for someone. We moved pretty fast and ended up staying the night with each other at least five nights out of the week, and this was within the first year. Everything was really great for the first year or so, she helped me through rough times, and I did the same for her.

We did everything with each other and told each other everything. We didn’t make decisions without talking to the other one first, and we would do anything for each other. But soon we started to lose ourselves in the relationship. We stopped seeing friends, stopped talking to family every day, we became all each other had, totally by choice. We didn’t see ourselves as individuals and neither of us could really function without the other. When I wasn’t with her I felt like crap, like I had just been through a terrible breakup, even if she was only out of town for a couple of days.

While she was out of town one of those times, about two years into our relationship, I felt so incredibly low and weak that I made one of the worst mistakes that I could have made. I found comfort in the arms of another woman and that was the beginning of a full-on affair. Of course, it did not take long for her to find out, and she left me.

A couple months went by and we decided we could give it another go since it was so great at one point, we thought we could get back there. But we were only fooling ourselves. We became even more obsessed and co-dependent than we already were. She was paranoid I’d cheat again and I was paranoid she’d cheat to get back at me. We were miserable, but we stuck together because we knew we’d be even more miserable alone. We’d fight and scream and sleep in separate rooms, but we still wouldn’t give it up. It became increasingly clear that we were extremely toxic for each other, but we didn’t know what to do. There was still a lot of love there, maybe too much. We went on like this for over a year because we didn’t know what else to do.

 

Eventually, it was too much, I knew if I wanted to preserve any shred of who I was I had to get out of that relationship and find out who I really was. I started asking around to see if anyone knew a good counselor who could help with codependency issues and luckily I found Brittany Bridges. Brittany is a Licensed Professional Counselor at Kairo’s Plano Counseling, Texas, who specializes in several areas, including divorce and codependency.

She was incredibly understanding right from the start and has been working with me for a couple of years now and I couldn’t be more grateful. She would give me “homework”, to help me find myself and be comfortable by myself. Sometimes it would be something as simple as eating breakfast somewhere by myself. Which sounds silly, but I can see how it helped. I highly recommend Brittany at Kairo’s Counseling for anyone going through something similar. It is best to get help as soon as you can. For more info about Kairo’s Counseling, or to set an appointment, visit https://kairos-counseling.com.

4 Ways to Regrow Hair Naturally

The day you look in the mirror and realize your hair just isn’t as thick and full as it used to be can be a scary day. Suddenly all these emotions overcome you and all you can think about is how to get your hair back. Instead of scouring the web for hours, look no further than here. Below, I will tell you how to regrow hair naturally using 4 tricks that take less than 30 minutes a day. Taking the natural route can save you tons of money and time and get you back to feeling like your old self in no time.

Diet & Exercise

hair loss and diet
a bad diet is linked to hair loss

The culprit behind your thinning hair could be your own lifestyle. Sure, you could chalk it up to age, or genetics, but changing your diet and exercise regime can greatly help your chances of regrowing your hair. When it comes to your diet, make sure you are getting plenty of protein and omega 3 fatty acid. Good sources of these would be red meat, fish, legumes, nuts, and leafy greens. These foods will provide your body with the building blocks necessary to grow hair. Also, make sure you are exercising at least three times a week. The type of exercise does not really matter, just stay active. Exercising will promote blood circulation throughout your body, and increased blood flow to your scalp will help regrow your hair.

Vitamins

omega 3 supplements
omega 3 supplements

Another way to regrow hair naturally is to take vitamins and supplements. Omega 3 is a great supplement to take if you are not getting enough in your day to day diet. Another really popular supplement is biotin. Biotin is a crucial component of hair growth, and if you are lacking biotin in your diet, which many people are, supplements can be a great alternative.

Natural Oils

natural oils for hair regrowth
natural oils for hair regrowth

There are several natural oils out there to help regrow your hair and keep it healthy. One of the most popular oils for hair growth is rosemary oil. Rosemary oil boosts hair growth by improving cellular metabolism. The most effective way of using the oil is to apply directly to your scalp and massage it in. other popular oil options include coconut, jojoba, oil, and argon. There are tons of recipes for hair masks. However, my favorite one is one I have pieced together from various recipes. Combine even parts rosemary oil, jojoba oil, vitamin E oil, and olive or coconut oil. Mix the oils together well and then apply to your scalp. Let it sit in your scalp for at least an hour, or overnight if possible. After letting it sit, rinse it out using an herbal shampoo. Repeat this process at least a couple times a week and you should start seeing results in about a month or two.

Natural Herbs

There are just as many, probably even more, herbs to promote hair growth as there are oils. I was really amazed when I learned the sheer number of herbs that could help me regrow my hair, and most of them are ones I already had in my kitchen. Some herbs that you may already have, such as cayenne pepper, green tea, black pepper, and garlic can be added to pretty much any hair mask recipe to help regrow your hair. Or you can simply add a little bit of your oil of choice and create a paste, and then apply the paste to your head.

The herbs I had the most success with, I found while reading about Ayurvedic techniques to regrow hair. Ayurveda is a traditional system of Hindu medicine, focused on balance and equilibrium in the body. These herbs are a little more exotic and probably aren’t at your local supermarket, but they are well worth searching for. The Ayurvedic herbs I recommend are Amla, Bhringraj, Shikakai, Neem, Ashwagandha, Fenugreek, and Ritha. You can typically use these the same way as you use the other herbs. You can either infuse your oil of choice with them or create a paste using them. You can infuse your oil by heating the oil over medium heat, adding the herbs, and then letting the oil sit on low heat for a few hours.

Alternatively, by adding just enough water to the herbs to make a thick paste, you can save lots of time. Regardless of which way you choose, once you have your oil or paste ready, apply it directly to your scalp and let it sit for a few hours. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo and repeat two to four times per week.

Final Thoughts on How to Regrow Hair Naturally

In the end, by using a combination of the methods I have laid out, you should see results fairly quickly. Feel free to tweak the recipes and methods provided to better suit your needs. For example, if you already eat lots of fish, you probably don’t need to be taking omega 3 supplements. Hair regrowth is a process, and lots of times it is a matter of trial and error, so be patient. The one thing you definitely don’t want to do is stress about it, which I know can be hard. But stress can make hair fall worse, so try to keep your stress levels low. I have had great success using these methods, and hopefully, you will too.