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Changing the way we think about the healing process

In today’s vlog I talk about a new way of imagining the healing process…hopefully to help you see it in a way that not only feels possible, but allows for a whole new experience. I hope you enjoy. I’d love to hear your thoughts and reactions. Does it feel any less intimating? Can you see […]

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Mother's Day ~ Celebrating when greeting cards don't quite capture the reality of your relationship

Mother's Day.  A time of celebrating the amazing woman who gave you life, nurtured and inspired you.  Your biggest supporter and fiercest defender. Like many of my clients, I have spent much of my life grieving for that mother.  Not because she died, but because she never existed. How do you celebrate your mother when […]

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Courageous Journeys ~ your journey of courageously stepping into wholeness

There isn't a name, phrase, or title that more accurately represents the process of embarking on one of the most vulnerable things someone can do than Courageous Journeys. Willingness to risk the vulnerability that resides in acknowledging past abuse and the struggles it creates is the pure embodiment of courage. When I decided to begin […]

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Believing in your ability to heal

Happy New Year!  This year @ Courageous Journeys it’s all about letting go and opening to possibilities.  Today’s video is about recognizing the incredible strength, resilience, and determination already within you…helping you believe in your power to get through the difficulty of healing…or anything else life might throw your way. I’d love to hear your […]

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Tips for getting through the holiday season

There are so many people who struggle this time of year.  If this is not the "happiest time of year" for you, you are not alone!  I share some tips and ideas to help navigate the season.  Wishing you peace this holiday season.

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Staying Connected ~ a quick note

First, I want to say thank you.  Thank you for your willingness to to reach out to me in whatever way you do. It is incredible to hear from so many of you all over the world who are able to connect with what I share; whether information about sexual abuse, mental health, or my […]

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Alecia's Story ~ #whyIstayed

As Domestic Violence Awarness Month comes to a close, this is the last story I am sharing of the courageous women who dared to use their voice and speak their thruth about living and staying in abusive relationbships. Today I share Alecia's story.  Her story is an example of how domestic violence happens in the […]

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Elaine's Story ~ #whyIstayed

Today I share Elaine's story.  Her story is an example of abuse comimg in many  forms.  Again, I ask you notice any compassion or judgements you find yourself experiencing.  And, to practice self-care. Growing up I honestly thought that I would be single for my whole life and that I would never have any children. […]

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Pami's Story ~ #whyIstayed

Today I share Pami's story.  While there are often many similarities in the stories of our lives, there are some differences too.  Take from it what you find yourself connecting with and be aware of any judgements you may find.  As a defense, judgement often shows up when something within is triggered.  This is certainly an […]

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