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Do You Really Want To Eat That Crap Sandwich?

Springtime is such a beautiful season. So full of promise as new life erupts once again. Trees and flowers bloom with radiant colors and intoxicating smells. It’s a good time to sell your house and move. Children anticipate summer vacation. Weddings and graduations abound. All these are wonderful and exciting. Tis the season of celebration […]

Choose love

This ONE Thing Can Change Your Life Forever.

One year ago today I started something. I didn’t know what I was doing, but I started anyway. I didn’t have confidence I would succeed, but I started anyway. In fact, I was afraid and ignorant, but I started anyway. And because I did it, I started, TODAY I can look back and celebrate instead […]

You are enough

Fear Detox: How to Choose Love

Just like two weeks ago, today my writing didn’t go as planned. I had two other drafts before this one. What was my problem? Well, last week I said I’d talk about the love I mentioned at the end of the article. The love in the manifesto. The love in my book. The love that […]

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7 Benefits to Vulnerability & Connection

Last week I talked about how together is better, tapping into community, and what it takes to access the support we need. How we need to make ourselves vulnerable. Speak up. Allow ourselves to be seen. But is it just about getting support? Reaching out for help is good. Getting the help we need after […]

Just say NO

How To Use Your NO To Change Your Life

Life is full of obstacles and throws curveballs at us. It happens to everyone. How you deal with it determines what happens next. Will you allow it to destroy you? Or will you exhibit the determination and persistence seen in many a toddler? Will you slam your foot down saying NO! and refuse to quit […]

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Powerful Help for When Holidays Hurt

Emotional pain around a holiday has many sources. The emotions will sideline us if we fail to address them. I was reminded of that this past weekend. Both of the pain and the tools I needed to use. I got the turkey Sunday. Monday I had a meltdown. The night before my heart had broken […]

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WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO?

Change. Life is full of it. It can be both exciting and terrifying. It can be planned or unplanned. It can be good and it can be bad. But one thing is But one thing is a constant – change moves us to a new place. It takes us somewhere. This is something we can […]

HAVE YOU BEEN ROBBED??

When I lived in Arizona I had a job not too far from my house so I usually went home for lunch every day. I enjoyed being able to leave the office and be in my own space for a bit. Even if it was only for a half hour. One particular day as I […]

GOD DIDN’T DO THAT!!

This week has been rough in many ways. So much tragedy has gone on and it breaks my heart. I am reminded of my post Emotional Hockey by Moonlight, how I was at a loss for words. Today I have to speak up. I have read many articles and blog posts by people speaking out […]

#TraumaIsPersonal

Are you familiar with the term “the feels”? If not, it simply means emotions. Today I got the “feels” as it is the anniversary…