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January 26, 2024

Shifting our Thinking: Grief is Learning

Grief is a type of learning. We process new information, and develop new neuro-pathways. The reality that we accept in life is often our learning is never ending we continue to grow and evolve. The exact same thing needs to be accepted for grief. Be gentle with ourselves and our loved ones the same way […]

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December 6, 2023

Sharing Expectations and Developing ‘Enoughness’

Give yourself permission to share your expectations with those you are spending the Christmas and Holiday Season with. Having vulnerable conversations create such a depth of safety. Ponder these question and picture how you could raise them with your important people. Do we need to give gifts? Is there value in gift giving for us […]

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November 27, 2023

Finding Your Voice: The Embodiment of Silence.

Whether that’s setting boundaries, limits, or voicing your concern, your voice is a powerful source of action. The realities of using our voices that often isn’t seen as a strength is silence. Try to challenge yourself to notice the moments you are stepping into silence (as this is an action, it’s a choice) and question: […]

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October 12, 2023

Time and Grief

When you have experienced sufficient grief a common saying is “give it time, time heals all wounds.” This saying often leaves individuals feeling dismissed, not understood, and hurt. Time only moves forward. The reflection of the pain, the hurt, and of the absence is important in pulling the meaning of the loss. The meaning in […]

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September 30, 2023
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August 29, 2023

Importance of Sleep

We continuously hear about how important sleep is to our overall well-being. It’s great to acknowledge its importance but also important to develop a plan of action of practical ways to enhance the experience to avoid defeating yourself. Somethings to consider in developing your Sleep Routine: Time windows and Setting expectations/“stories of three” Bedtime—- Setting […]

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July 29, 2023

Codependency Loops—-

One of the aspects of the experience of codependency is connected to the attempts of trying to gain control over something (or the entire relationship) as it feels unhealthy, and up to you to “fix it.” It becomes the narrative “if they’d just listen to me, if they’d just get help, etc.” the idea of […]

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June 28, 2023

Understanding Our Expectations

Expectations can hold us hostage in our own circumstance. Allowing ourselves to name expectations of the moment, day, and the event is key. Knowing what our minds are focusing on both consciously and unconsciously are key methods to setting the stage for our needs to be acknowledged, met, and wants identified. Holding unchecked expectations is […]

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May 25, 2023
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April 30, 2023

Understanding our emotional selves…

Being able to label our heavy (often perceived as negative) emotions is key to be able to understand our triggers. By being able to label the emotion we are experiencing we are getting ahead of our subconscious’ attempt to self sabotage. Our subconscious is often pushing us into a survival (or trauma response) unless we […]

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