SACRED BOUNDARIES ~ A course to honor yourself... heart, mind, body & soul. Begins June 11th
MORE INFO

Blog Posts

The beginning of the rest of my life

As I go for my morning walk around this lake with such beautiful mountain views and what was once the world’s tallest fountain, in a state so far from where I grew up, I find myself wondering… “How did I get here? This is definitely not a life I could have ever imagined living”. I […]

Read More
Connecting to our inherent happiness

How often have you said to yourself "when this or that thing happens, I'll be happy" or maybe "I'll never be happy because of this or that thing"? My first memory was around the age of 5 when I thought "when my biological parents come for me I'll be happy". (Of course, nobody was coming […]

Read More
The Connection Between Wounding, Empathy, and Being an Empath

A while ago I was reading a book on the art of Reiki (The Art of Psychic Reiki by Lisa Campion). As a relatively new Reiki practitioner I continue to learn and practice to better understand this new (for me) way of healing. Early in the book it talks about empathy and developing your intuition. […]

Read More
When the struggle to continue healing feels harder than healing itself

The struggle to stay committed to healing is sometimes harder than the healing itself. The fear of not making it to the other side, that all the effort is for nothing; working through grief and shame, knowing it felt much better to numb or deny; the fear of losing relationships as you get healthy and […]

Read More
Choosing the Courageous Path

It’s natural to move away from vulnerability.  We often equate being vulnerable with being weak. No one wants to feel or be perceived as weak. The belief is being weak or perceived as weak means we are more likely to be hurt. We have a natural instinct to do everything in our power to maintain […]

Read More
Believing in hope when it all feels hopeless

I read the headline and thought there was no way it could be true. My heart sank at the thought it might be. As I read the story and my heart continued to sink further, I kept in mind how many things on social media are not necessarily true. So, I did some searching.  On […]

Read More
What if, just for today...

I've been thinking a lot about the ways we struggle throughout our lives... Self-doubt, difficult emotions, going through the day completely numbed out, and self-protective ways of coping which end up creating the very difficulty or issue we are trying to protect ourselves from whether within ourselves, relationships, or professionally. At the heart of all […]

Read More
Sean's Courageous Journey ~ #SAAM

*This series for #SAAM is stories of tremendous courage as Survivors have spoken/written them. There may be graphic and/or triggering information or language. Please make sure to take care of yourself as you read through and practice grounding exercises as needed. SEAN'S STORY... So to start I am a male survivor of childhood sexual abuse. […]

Read More
Butterfly's Courageous Journey ~ #SAAM

*This series for #SAAM is stories of tremendous courage as Survivors have spoken/written them. There may be graphic and/or triggering information or language. Please make sure to take care of yourself as you read through and practice grounding exercises as needed. BUTTERFLY'S STORY... *Butterfly stickerz and tear drop are pen  names It all start when […]

Read More
1 2 3 12
TERMS OF SERVICEPRIVACY POLICYCOOKIE POLICY
Courageous Journeys® and Survivor Whisperer® are registered Trademarks - Copyright 2020
All the information I share on this site is for informational and educational purposes only. Your participation on the site does not constitute a therapeutic relationship. If you are struggling and need immediate support, please contact RAINN @ https://rainn.org/ or call your local emergency services.
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram