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 not grow and change to accommodate growing and deepening versions of you. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sky Witness Healing Arts (@skywitnesshealingarts) on Feb 21, 2019 at 5:51pm PST

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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. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sky Witness Healing Arts (@skywitnesshealingarts) on Feb 18, 2019 at 9:29am PST

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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 and it’s rarely accomplished without them, so remember that fully feeling is a BADASS SUPER POWER and wear your emotional vulnerability cape with pride. 🙌🏻This has been my PSA on toxic positivity for today.

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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 one’s own role in the silence around an injustice, fear of alienating others by adding one’s voice to the dissent around an issue, avoidance of one’s own biases or inherent privilege being exposed, unwillingness to explore change around an issue (such as changing one’s mind or admitting to possibly having been…

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