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The Narrative of Suffering

What narrative have you created around this time in our history? Are you feeding into strong political leanings? Are you feeling threatened? Are you disconnecting, not only physically, but emotionally from those you pass by? What is true…

Your Own Personal Pandemic

There seems to be a great deal of focus on what we are each accomplishing during this pandemic. That somehow, if you don’t clean the spare bedroom out, finish a novel, up your exercise routine, or discover a hidden talent then you’re……

Pulled By the Vision

I was listening to a wonderful lecture by Geneen Roth, who has authored many books around eating issues. What I appreciate about her work is that the focus often goes beyond awareness to self-responsibility. She has an ability to get to the…

A New Decade

The new decade has begun and when asked what my new year’s resolutions were, I must admit, that part of me that wanted to be all to everyone dreamed of a life with no missteps. Each word falling from my lips like a sacred humanitarian, my…

From The Muck

What do you believe to be true about your mental health?  Where do you see yourself on a range of wellness and disorder?  Do you feel yourself wavering at times? Do you trust in your mental health?  How do you feel you process your emotions?…

Riddled With Fear

We look to nights like Halloween to offer us a good fright.  Feeling that quick jolt of energy race through us as we decide whether to engage in the fight, flight, or freeze response.  And likely, after a few hours, the adrenaline that raced…

Rising Above Chronic Illness

When I was a massage instructor, I was entrusted with the responsibility to ensure students utilized proper body mechanics while creating their massage techniques.  Often, I would get a student who would exclaim that they couldn’t accommodate…

Question Yourself

I imagine I’m not the only one who has read self-help articles over the years that encourage us to stop questioning our selves?  Typically, these articles are referring to those self-doubt quips that rise up within us and cause us to minimize…

I Respect Snakes

Is there something that you love to do, or that’s been on your bucket list for a long while that you feel a hesitation rise up every time you consider it?  Perhaps you would love to travel but have a deep fear of flying?  Perhaps you’d…

What I Expect.

Do you have a certain company or service that, when you ring their customer line, you feel your heart rate escalate?  Admittedly, I have several where I feel myself becoming less grounded at each computerized prompt, knowing that what is being…