In a time that seems and feels so dark where we focus only on the lack, the dysfunction and the pain we feel, I find its time to shift that perspective that will help us to find our happy place. Let's leave all of those thoughts behind us and focus on what is vs. what … Continue reading let go of the story, it is no longer serving you
I have personally struggled with anxiety for as long as I can remember. As a child I always had this feeling of wanting to crawl out of my own skin and even worse was the big red rubber ball that I always felt was going to run me over as it continuously chased me. Crazy … Continue reading Relieve anxiety by “grounding” or “earthing”
My whole life I have been strong, independent, feisty and incredibly driven. Growing up in a seriously dysfunctional household, I handled it many different ways. I acted out, a lot and to maintain a sense of sanity I gained complete control over my own life and choices at a very early age. I have always … Continue reading My forty day challenge of needing a man in my life!
Changing relationship patterns is not easy. These patterns, whether they be co-dependency, addiction to toxic love/people or being love avoidant are all ingrained in our psyche and we literally have been carving out this pathway in our brain from the time we first experienced whatever trauma brought us to this place. Ahh that pesky word, … Continue reading Patterns
A few years ago during a session with my one of my therapists we discussed (what else?) relationships....present, past and potential. When he asked me what it was that I wanted out from a relationship and a partner, my response was that I had already received exactly what I had asked for…my ex-husband. I felt … Continue reading Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?
“Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt Confidence is everything! How can you can get to a place where you can feel confident in all areas of your life? Good question, that is the struggle that … Continue reading Why confidence is everything in life
Through the process of self-discovery I realized, sadly, that I had not been living my life in an authentic way. I was so concerned with what people thought of me and how other people saw me that I wasn’t even remotely being my true self. After much time alone, in self-discovery and healing mode, I … Continue reading How well do you know yourself?
Although breakups tend to be incredibly painful, even when we initiate them, a lot of times they are a gift. When we separate from someone we love, the feelings can be very overwhelming and most of the time unbearable. We really do go through the five stages of grief: denial.anger.bargaining.depression.acceptance. For anyone who has lost … Continue reading A breakup can be a blessing in disguise
"Every day we are born again" - Buddha There are so many ways to make impactful changes in your life. In doing the "inner work" I have found that starting with a morning routine or "morning ritual" was the best place to begin my Journey to a physically and emotionally healthy lifestyle. Luckily, I am … Continue reading How do you start your day?
Toxic by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby via daily post: Toxic I read this fantastic article by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby and identified with it completely so I thought I would take the time and write a short blog about healing and what this looks like to me, personally. To some people who are knee deep in … Continue reading Steps to Healing from “Toxic”