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Own Your Life

I’ve been working with several individuals lately around the concepts of victimization and ownership and I suspect there are others who also struggle with creating these boundaries within their own lives. To define these terms I think it’s…

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……

New Discoveries

In the midst of the pandemic, where few things are normal, I believe we’ve all been offered an alternate perspective from which to view our lives. Being quarantined, our worlds become much smaller, and our habits much more evident. Perhaps…

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…

The Ultimate In Giving

It can be easy to complain about what it is we feel our relationships with others are lacking.  In our work relationships, it might be the essence of genuineness; in our sibling relationships, it might be a sense of openness; in our intimate…

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…