Managing Energy Leaks during Shelter-in-Place

Many of us women are caretakers, in many different ways. so  it is vitally important we find ways to maintain our energy, especially during this stressful global pandemic. One important way to do this is to plug up any leaks to your energy. Some examples of leaks could be ov... [Read More]
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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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Accepting and Expressing All Parts of Ourselves

I dream of a world where people would know their goodness and accept all parts of themselves. I see many clients suffer from not being able to express parts of themselves and then turn that part inward and judge it. I am here to whisper into your heart and soul and assure you that all parts of you are welcome. You ar... [Read More]
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Winter Solstice Invitation

The Winter Solstice which kicks off our Winter season is an opportunity to pause and turn inward to deeply nourish yourself. It is an opportunity to connect with the Divine within. This season offers an invitation to treat yourself as a sacred place for the introspection of your internal Divine. The invitation is t... [Read More]
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The Power of Appreciation

Imagine a world where people pause and told you that your smile, hug or kind words made their day. Or how simply your loving presence opened their heart. We do not hear or give enough appreciation in our society. Living on the go distracts us from purposefully pausing, reflecting and acknowledging with ourselves and ... [Read More]
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Who’s Vision is This?

Something I often hear from the women I coach is that they followed the vision someone else had in mind for them, like that of their parents, their educational institution, or the organization for which they work. The good news is they eventually wake up and say, NO more, I want my life back, and I... [Read More]
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Forgive Yourself

Forgive yourself. Forgive yourself for past choices that did not turn out as you wished. Forgive yourself for not being kind to your heart, body, and soul. Forgive yourself for not being where you thought you would be at this time in your life. Forgive yourself for caring too much or being too sensitive. Forgive yourself for not be... [Read More]
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How Do You Practice Self-compassion?

How many times a day do you find yourself in negative thinking? It could be negative talk toward yourself or judgment of others. It could be judging the way someone else is doing something or judging yourself for not being on time. It could be judging the person in front of you in line as he takes a long time ordering at the coffee shop or it coul... [Read More]
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Moving from Conflict to Connection

I once had a professor (an expert in conflict and communication) say that in life we are either presently in a conflict, just getting out of conflict or about to enter a conflict. Conflict is the condition in which people’s concerns - the things they care about - appear to be incompatible. Conflict is inevitable. Human beings are dynamic and can ... [Read More]
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