Growing Pains

Growth can be painful, not just for you, but for those who aren’t always prepared in the moment to cope with your new ways of existing and prioritizing your wellness. This is okay, and has the potential to inspire growth and change in others, or clarity about relationships that may…

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Protecting Your “No”

Saying no is the first part of protecting our own sacred boundary. We don’t have to explain it, justify it, or defend it, but so often we do. I love empowering clients to stand powerfully in your own hard-earned, valid-without-justification, and sacred NO.

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Cry is a Badass Super Power

Do not EVER listen to narratives that direct you to stuff down, deny, or smile away your tears. When you need to cry, allow those tears to exist. Honor them as valid even if others don’t. Those aren’t people to trust with your sacred vulnerability. Healing often starts with tears…

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Sky Speak: Collective Need Is Paramount

In asking for guidance yesterday evening, I was offered a skyscape (which I was lucky enough to be able to capture in the above photo) that once again offered a message that was bigger than me. The entire weekend has, in general, consistently offered skyscapes with intense cloud formations swirling in the foreground…

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Sky Speak: Prepping For a Storm

“Storm’s coming. Don’t open an umbrella for the part that isn’t yours. Don’t take someone else’s raincoat in the rush for cover.” I asked for guidance on Sunday as I prepared myself for heading into the current week and the sky presented a vivid skyscape that immediately answered, speaking clearly and…

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What I Learned From a Summer Storm

Recently, my daughter woke up from her midday nap just as the rain was finally coming in. It had been hot and muggy for days and I was so excited to smell that delicious scent in the air that I scooped her up from bed and took her out on…

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“What Can I Do???”

I have seen a lot of this recently in response to recent tragedies. There is a common reaction when a societal injustice or tragedy is spotlighted and the person seeing that issue discussed openly and passionately feels uncomfortable for any of the following reasons: recognition that there is injustice, resistance to facing…

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Pet Owners Are Not Mothers

Claiming motherhood over an animal does a disservice to both the animal and the human in that dynamic. An animal had its own mother, also may be a mother, and companionship with a human is something else entirely, regardless of how wonderful, meaningful, and impactful that relationship may be. Infantalizing…

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