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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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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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DV Awareness Month ~ My story of #WhyIStayed

It’s October, which means it’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  As I mentioned in the previous blog (you can find all the info here), this month I hope to share stories from people who have been in abusive relationships about why they stayed in the relationship (which, btw, most of us stay for at least some […]

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DV Awareness Month 2014 #WhyIStayed

As most of you know October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  There has been a lot of discussion in the last several weeks due to the video of a professional football player hitting his wife and knocking her out.  On a side note, isn’t it interesting that the only way DV becomes a topic for […]

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Dreams, favorite songs, and a little Soul

I was listening to one of my favorite songs today and and it led me to thinking about the struggles so many of us tend to have.  So I decided to use it as inspiration to write.  One of the lines is “her daddy had dreams but he drank them away”.  I thought about my […]

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The Road to Courageous Journeys ~ part 2

This is part 2 of my journey to Courageous Journeys.  If you missed part 1, you can find it here. I left off last time at the age of 16, pregnant, a high school dropout, and a newlywed.  Just looking at that sentence….it’s almost as if I’m writing about someone else’s story. High school was…..interesting.  […]

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The Road to Courageous Journeys

Are you the type of person who always knew what you wanted to do with your life?  Was it obvious to you what your interests and talents were?  Did you have dreams about the greatness of life ahead of you? I have to admit, that is not at all my experience. If someone had told […]

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Taking my own advice

Have you heard the saying doctor heal thyself?  It’s interesting how you can be a great resource for information, guidance, advice, or inspiration for others but have difficulty applying those ideas to your own life. It’s something we (any of us in that type of role) all struggle with at times.  Whether it’s a doctor […]

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