Your Sensitivity is Your Superpower

Growing up I was told I was too sensitive and that my feelings were too big. I interpreted these messages to mean that my feelings were wrong and I was somehow wrong, which left me feeling steeped in shame. My feelings and sensitivity persisted even when I tried to push them away with alcohol and drugs. Today, after being sober for twenty-five y... [Read More]
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This is Definitely Not a Vacation

This global pandemic is not a vacation. It is a crisis. Yes, there are some silver linings, but I am more interested in being honest with feelings and noticing the grief, disappointment, anger, discouragement, and frustration first. I too often see and sometimes fall into a pattern of spiritual bypassing. This way of coping never works. It is no... [Read More]
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Finding Your Calm in Uncertain Times

These are challenging times, no doubt. One of my favorite authors, Glennon Doyle always says, WE CAN DO HARD THINGS. And I know this to be true, and I am sure if you are reading this, you know this to be true as well. ... [Read More]
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Lean Into Grief During Career Transition

When you are in the process of creating new work, it is ideal to let go of the past. You need to give yourself time to grieve. Many of my clients have followed the path laid out by external authority. They succeed in school, college and the companies that employ them. But something happens and they wake up to a longing for something more meaning... [Read More]
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