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Minimizing was no longer an option

*Personal share of sexual abuse/assault. May be triggering. While searching for a partially used journal (instead of buying another one that will likely only be partially used 😉 ) I came across my journal from when I first began my healing process. I didn’t remember having it and am a bit surprised I kept it. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Connecting with your truth... with your soul's essence

When was the last time you looked at yourself in the mirror? I’m amazed at what I noticed the last time I did… when did THAT happen?? (I’ll share in a moment 😉 ) I’m not talking about a quick glance. Nor as an opportunity to remind yourself of all the things you dislike. But […]

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The thing effecting more children than Autism that no one is talking about

According to the CDC 1 in 68 children (or 1 in 45 according to Autism Speaks) are diagnosed with Autism. It is a devastating diagnosis for the child and their family. A diagnosis that is life changing, creating life long struggles. April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism speaks has done amazing work to raise awareness […]

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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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