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's Articles

Photo by Alexa Mazzarello on Unsplash

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.
Amanda Edwards    |   06.14.18 12am   |   SHARE
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.
Amanda Edwards    |   05.21.18 12am   |   SHARE
Photo by Japheth Mast on Unsplash

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.
Amanda Edwards    |   04.27.18 12am   |   SHARE
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!
Amanda Edwards    |   03.14.18 12am   |   SHARE
Here are some slightly adulty but not at all boring things to occupy your very own Spring Break.

How To “Spring Break” When You’re No Longer A Co-Ed

Spring Break has the potential to be quite awesome. Here are some slightly adulty but not at all boring things to occupy your very own Spring Break.
Amanda Edwards    |   03.12.18 10am   |   SHARE
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.
Amanda Edwards    |   03.5.18 12am   |   SHARE
That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people  — which is pretty damn gorgeous!

Self-Love And Snapchat: Loving Yourself On Valentine’s Day

That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people — which is pretty damn gorgeous! And then, I felt the self-love start to flow.
Amanda Edwards    |   02.7.18 12am   |   SHARE
I hope my kids have learned from this talk about suicide. I hope that they understand the gravity of bullying and the importance of compassion.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Suicide

I hope my kids have learned from this talk about suicide. I hope that they understand the gravity of bullying and the importance of compassion.
Amanda Edwards    |   02.2.18 9am   |   SHARE
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.
Amanda Edwards    |   01.22.18 12pm   |   SHARE
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.
Amanda Edwards    |   01.8.18 12am   |   SHARE