My Heart is So Thankful for YOU! This year’s Thanksgiving feels truly different and truly special all at the same time. We are being cautioned to isolate as an act of love toward those we care about. But as so many are struggling with a deadly virus and many lives are lost, let’s take a moment to…

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“I just wish I knew my purpose!” How often have you said this to yourself? How many books and courses and podcasts have you consumed, hoping to find the answer? How much anxiety do you experience because you’ve been trying to figure it out? I understand because I’ve been there. Through my twenties and thirties, I knew…

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Working on ourselves endlessly has become the modern-day obsession. There always seems to be a new level to aspire to, a new modality to learn, or a new vibration to get to. Healing can be simple, when you make the decision to let go of the struggle. Here are 6 truths about the gentle art of…

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When your shadows become your best friends, your light shines the brightest. Our shadows walk with us all the time. We inherited them when we were little, and they’ve been following us around, trying to keep us “safe.” What do these shadows whisper? Don’t speak up against her or she won’t be your friend and…

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So often we wait for those we love, work with, or were born with to reflect back to us that we’re enough, we have value, we are worthy of being loved. The problem with that approach: we’re often looking to people who don’t know how to affirm, respect, or love themselves. I explain more in…

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Within a few months of moving to Marin County, CA it became obvious that we would soon move to Germany for my husband’s job. There was one problem. I’d fallen in love with the scenic beauty of where we lived. I didn’t want to leave. My resistance was rock-solid. I moved through all the emotions: anger,…

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It’s Day 5 of our new life in Essen, Germany. We’ve unpacked, put the stuff in our six suitcases away, and are slowly and steadily settling into our temporary apartment. Leaving the known and familiar to plunge into a country and a life where there are so many unknowns is both challenging and exciting. The…

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For a really long time, one of my favorite pastimes was to watch old reruns of the decades-ago sitcom Three’s Company. I adore John Ritter (the young chef who shares an apartment with two girls) and his antics. He makes me laugh in a switch-off-my-brain-and-just-enjoy kind of way. The popular sitcom ended in America in the early eighties,…

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When 2020 began, I had an entirely different set of intentions and dreams for how I wanted it to go. Some dreams had to die. Some others were even better than I could’ve imagined. And a few dreams are birthing, as I write to you.  Even as I fell in love with my life on…

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The way she looked at you. The words that came out of her mouth. Her genius at zoning in on the one thing you didn’t do well, and ignoring everything that you did. Her negative energy. Her barbs. Her acid tongue. Your mother is a huge trigger for you. You’ve always felt misunderstood. Wrong. Not enough. A…

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