Amanda Edwards

Amanda Edwards

Bio

Amanda Edwards, LPC is a community-based trauma therapist, writer, and speaker based out of Aurora, Colorado. She is a certified Yoga instructor and enjoys Pilates, meditation, and vegan living along with all the Colorado sunshine she can manage to soak up. Amanda is partner to a Denver Sports Broadcaster with whom she raises two strong, spirited girls. 

Amanda Edwards Articles

For me, yoga is a big part of how I show myself love and care, and it’s also part of how I teach these things to my children.

Making Yoga A Part Of Your Parenting

For me, yoga is a big part of how I show myself love and care, and it’s also part of how I teach these things to my children.

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We just don’t stop! Having a sick kid home from school means we’re forced to stop.

Surviving Days At Home With Sick Kids

Sick days don’t have to be all bad. And if you can manage to stay healthy yourself, you might just find yourself back at work feeling even better.

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“What?! You’re way too young to have shingles!”

Shingles Taught Me A New Level Of Self-Care 

So I tell my boss that I probably have shingles and she’s like, “What?! You’re way too young to have shingles!” and I say, “Thank you!"

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Self-Care Isn't Enough For Caregivers — We Need Support Too

As a therapist, I specialize in families dealing with trauma. My work is hard, so like any good therapist, I engage in self-care. Yet, it's not enough.

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I’m A Therapist With Mental Illness

The most valuable thing though, being a therapist with mental illness, is that I get it. I know how desperate you feel to change your life.

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I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

I Don’t Want My Children To Inherit My Eating Disorder

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

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Vaginal steaming (or v-steaming, if you prefer) has been done across the globe for centuries.

What You Should Know About Vaginal Steaming

I had never heard of Steamy Chick let alone vaginal steaming but months later, I’m an at-home v-steamer, and I love it! Yes, I love vaginal steaming!

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I’m here to tell you that sometimes, you just need to climax...

The Upside To Scheduling Sex

After we had our first kid, we decided it would be a good idea to have a weekly standing sex date. Yes, we started scheduling sex!

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If you’ve ever suffered from eczema, you know my struggle. I'm pursuing healing and loving my skin from a different perspective.

Learning To Love The Skin You’re In…With Eczema

If you’ve ever suffered from eczema, you know my struggle. I'm pursuing healing and loving my skin from a different perspective.

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Can you love your body and actively try to lose weight?

Can You Love Your Body And Try To Lose Weight?  

Can you love your body and actively try to lose weight? I know I’m not the only body loving lady who needs to lose weight for health reasons.

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