Building Resilience

Resilience…one of my favorite topics to speak about. This morning I stepped out into what felt like extreme cold with my mind going “WTF?!”  As I scraped the ice off my windshield a voice inside my head said several other four letter words that were part of the familiar narrative that my mind creates about…

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Never Give Up

Never Give Up. Recently I came across this statement  when making a Vision board with a friend a couple weeks ago.  It was SO MUCH FUN picking colors, images and statements that make you go YES! Once I saw this slogan and know that it had to take center stage for obvious reasons. We ALL have…

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Making Peace with the Battle Within

Making peace with the battle within today is going to be a challenge for most of us! Why you ask?  Well because it’s a full moon and lunar eclipse silly.  This means it is a bit CRAY CRAY all over the place! Oddly, this full moon is called a “snow moon.”  Odd because we just had…

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It Is What It Is: The Art of Letting Go

It is What It Is.   And yet it has taken me some time to be able to chat with you about it. I have chatted with many and received much love.  But there has been something about talking to you all that has had me choked up.  I have had many thoughts of how…

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Finding Strength in Uncomfortable Places

Finding strength in uncomfortable places is my life’s work as a therapist and human.  When I am sitting with clients, it is often the case that I come across having discussions about dealing with that which is uncomfortable.  It is very rare that I come across people who come to this easily. AND I SO…

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Stripped Bare and Resilient

These trees along my walk the other day reminded me of myself. Naked. Stripped bare. Beautiful. Resilient. Waiting. Waiting for the next step to occur. Winter is coming. Or maybe it’s already here. It feels like we are all on the brink of something. Something big. Yes there will probably be a rough going winter…

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