Happy Anniversary to Me!

Last October, I slowed down, revamped my wellness plan, ONCE AGAIN, and took off on another leg of my journey. The first 20 lbs melted off of me like butter. The next 20 lbs hung around like a migraine, but eventually went away. This last 20 lbs????? It’s like a tick on a dog! I…

Lesson of the Day from KP’s Garden

I lost more tomatoes than I harvested this morning. I saw them hanging on the vine but figured I had more time. Lesson learned: Tend to my crops better. Don’t put off a harvest because of an “I’ll do it later attitude.” If I do, I may lose more than I gain… Life works the…

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…

Autism, ADHD, and Us

The other day, my youngest son, Bryant, and I were talking. Out of the blue, he asked me, “Ma, did you ever think you would ever have 2 neurodiverse kids?” Neurodiverse is defined as a “ variation in the human brain regarding sociability, learning, attention, and other mental functions.” My oldest son, Aaron, has Aspergers,…

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…