Is Guilt Bullying You?

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Remember that big bully on the school playground who called you names? Who made you feel small and stupid? Like you could never do anything without making a horrible mistake? Guilt is a bully. It does to you the exact same thing that the playground bully did. It makes you feel small and stupid. It…

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How Your 7 Chakras Help You Heal

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People often ask me what the 7 chakras have to do with healing from loss. The 7 chakras are the seven energy centers that direct the flow of energy in our body. Each chakra has a specific color and is associated with a specific organ and impacts its functioning. Blocked chakras lead to blocked energies.…

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A Silent Walk And The Lesson

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I’m back from my two-week travels to Geneva and Paris. Invited to teach two sessions at the Inspired Writing Retreat, my heart is welling with deep gratitude for the gifts of this experience. To open the retreat, we did a 60-minute Silent Walk along The Way of St. James, a path the Camino de Santiago…

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How I Say Yes to What I Want

Do you struggle to say yesto what you want? Do you feel like you want to invest in something, but maybe the time’s not right? Are you overthinking whether it is worth making the investment or not? Is there a battle going on between your heart and your head — and you just can’t decide?…

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Overconsuming…And How It’s Costing You

How is overconsuming information online costing you? When we’re trying to heal from loss, we’re looking for answers. Answers to everything from why we’re feeling the way we are to, how to minimize stress, how to sleep better, meditations, yoga nidra, yada, yada, yada. There’s an abundance of information out there. YouTube videos, blog posts…

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Emotional Triggers And How To Deal With Them

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A couple of weeks ago I was emotionally triggered by a friend who brought home an important lesson. After weeks of consulting our calendars and going back and forth, she and I were finally on the phone. Two minutes into our conversation, she said, “Oh, my son just arrived. I’ll have to call you back.”…

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A Second-Time Hay House Author!

the cover image of my new Hay House book which has a smiling baby's face

Holding your book in your hands for the first time is just as special as holding your baby. It is a labor of love. It is a moment of pure joy and celebration. When I held this baby in my hands for the first time, I felt deep gratitude and deep love. This is what…

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I Know You Because I Was You

Ten years ago on the 27th of January my mother took her last breath. I was so broken by her loss that I couldn’t see beyond my next breath. Leave alone, fast forward to 2019 and who I have become today. But even through the dark fog I was trapped in, I felt the soft…

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3 Things That Happen When You Let Go of the Past

At the end of 2018 I did something really hard. It was letting go of a piece of my past. On Dec. 31, I said goodbye to the work I’d been doing for the past ten years in senior living. Facilitating Storytelling and Life Enrichment sessions was a fun gig, but something in me knew…

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The 7-Chakra Pathway from Loss to Life Purpose

What if I told you there’s a map that can guide you on the journey from Loss to Life Purpose? It’s right inside your body. Your 7 Chakras are the pathway to heal and transform your life from one of anxiety, fear, and powerlessness to feeling peace, speaking your truth and living a life of…

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