Pain to Purpose

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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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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Frustrated trying to figure out your Life Purpose?

Don’t you wish you knew your life purpose so that you could just get on with it?! Most people I know are trying everything they can to find out what it is they’re supposed to be doing…and feeling frustrated. What they don’t realize is that they’re missing one crucial piece of information. You don’t have…

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Are You Ready to Transform Your Pain into Purpose?

Another year is drawing to a close. When you look back at Jan-Dec. 2018, what do you see? Which parts do you like and wish to carry forward? Which parts do you want to leave behind? Now look to 2019. How do you want to live this year? What do you want for your health,…

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6 Truths About Finding Happiness After Loss

Whenever we face a difficult life situation — separation, divorce, death of a loved one, a friend or family member in crisis — the first casualty is happiness. Consumed by the enormity of the situation we buy into this idea that we will never be happy again. Or that happiness is for other people. Worst-case…

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A Book I Can’t Stop Talking About

Recently I read a book that inspired me so deeply that I’ve been telling everyone I know about it. The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton is a true story. Ray, as he is known, is a 29-year-old black man living with his mom and earning…

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3 Lessons the Dying Taught Me

Serving as a hospice volunteer for five years has been one of my most fulfilling life assignments. During this time, I sat by the bedsides of the dying. As I comforted, consoled, and cared for them, I learned. The dying are literally holding an hourglass, watching the sands of time slip away. Faced with weeks…

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A Precious Lesson From A Poopy Diaper

Recently I happened to read JJ Virgin’s inspiring memoir Miracle Mindset: A Mother, Her Son, and Life’s Hardest Lessons. This is the story of her 16-year-old son Grant who, in 2012, was struck by a hit-and-run driver and left for dead. Grant was not expected to survive the night but JJ’s intuition and inner strength kicked…

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When I Spoke My Dream Out Loud

About ten days ago, I had an amazing opportunity. Nicole Antoinette invited me to be a guest on Season 16 of her thriving podcast, Real Talk Radio. We recorded the two-hour conversation which was a lot of fun for me because Nicole’s questions were a real blast! She has this easy, let’s-sit-on-the-couch-and-gab style which I absolutely…

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How A Sacred Life Helps You Heal

Recently, I’ve been thinking about something important. Five words, to be precise. What is a sacred life? Rivvy Neshama, author of Recipes For A Sacred Life: True Stories and a Few Miracles is the originator of this question. In a recent interview, she invited the listeners to ponder this profound question. And I have been thinking…

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