Corona Survivor Chronicles, Our Story – Part 2

While my and my husband’s individual and collective biological experiences with COVID 19 were harrowing, nothing really prepared us for the psychological and spiritual difficulties we faced. When I say nothing, I mean nothing. I have been a psychotherapist for 20 years. We have been people of faith nearly our whole lives. We love God…

Monday Affirmation with KP

Life is too short to continue living an unfulfilled or stifling life. ❇️ Identify people, situations, and actual things that cause you stress, anxiety, confusion, (insert your negative emotions here); ❇️ Identify what emotions are keeping you bound (fear, obligation, insert negative emotions here); ❇️ Make a conscious decision to care for yourself in a…

My Hair Journey and Alopecia

How did I get from an adequate amount of hair all over my head to absolutely no hair on top and thinning hair around the sides? I’ve never had what old folks called a “head full of hair.” My hair can beat be described as soft and short. But, I had hair all over my…

Pruden Counseling Concepts, PLLC

Hello to my new followers and “What’s up?” to my established crew! I wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Keischa Pruden, but most folks call me KP. I am a psychotherapist and I have a private practice, Pruden Counseling Concepts, PLLC. I have been a practicing therapist now for almost…

Complete Rest Is Complete Faith

I pushed myself a little further and did 3 miles today. While walking and praying, I heard clear as day, “Remember, complete rest is complete faith.” My prayer is for an obedient spirit to enter into complete rest. OAN: September is a new month so I’m setting new goals. I’m being gentle with myself but…

Monday Affirmation with KP

This week’s affirmation invites us to examine our lives and determine which connections no longer serve us, if they ever did. The next step involves an equally difficult task: disconnecting from those relationships. There are so many reasons people remain in dysfunctional relationships. It can seem impossible to undo what can be years of attachment.…

Unnecessary Fruit

Sometimes we need hard times to happen in our lives. We can be like a tree bent over with over ripe fruit; becoming overburdened with people, places, things and feelings that no longer serve us. Trials will clear out the unnecessary and clear the way for true growth. Don’t be afraid when your “tree” is…

Preparation is Key 🔑

On our autism journey, we have learned that preparation is a key component to success. I asked Aaron to do a little grocery shopping today. Over time, we have developed a game plan to help Aaron have successful community outings. In this instance, Aaron’s grocery shopping was successful because we were able to: ✅ Create…

Monday Affirmation- KP Edition

Today’s affirmation is right on time for KP. I have learned during my journey that adversity presents with it a life lesson; I will not be released from the trial until I learn the lesson. In this season, I am learning to engage in complete rest. I am learning to be more in tune with…