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Commemorating Mothers’ Day

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I can’t remember growing up If I ever wanted to be a mother. I don’t remember ever really envisioning a wedding day or marriage. I just have always wanted to grow and be my truest self, separate from anyone and …

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What is your relationship to Self?

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When we’re finding ourselves unforgiving of others when they’re unintentionally hurt us, it may be helpful to also look within and see if this is also how we treat and see ourselves. Remember- as within so without, as above so …

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Are You Afraid of Conflict?

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Having conflict with others can feel incredibly scary. When we’re raised in verbally, emotionally, physically, and psychologically abusive environments we are told to be obedient otherwise we will experience punishment. Punishment may come in different forms- parental neglect or abandonment, …

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Avoid Perfectionism

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Do not allow your journey of healing to be shadowed with striving for perfection. Do not! It’s important we not conflate perfection with strength, right, good, great, or progress. That we strive to be great, not to be perfect. That …

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Dealing with Sexual Trauma

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Unwitnessed and unseen wounding of sexual abuse can manifest in these ways. Filled with Shame. Confusion. Denial. Anger. Numbness. The world in which you knew it is over and we grieve the sense of loss of a safe world. You …

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I’m Not Okay

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It’s hard to utter these words to yourself and others. Just even the mere thought and admittance of this can feel deeply scary and shattering.

We want to show the world we are functioning. We want to show the world …

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Live Mindfully

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Let us face it. Many of us start the week with a fresh new start, or still tired from the weekend…and before we know it, we are pulled into the abyss of stress, detachment from our bodies, disconnection from our …

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Ancestral Trauma

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We carry what has happened to our ancestors within our bodies and interact with the world unconsciously carrying them into spaces with us. What is left unresolved in families continues to be passed down generationally. We carry the pain of …

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Shame and Trauma

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Unexpressed Emotion in Body and Trauma

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Unexpressed Emotion Lives in the Body.

Sometimes we don’t have the words to consciously name or connect with emotions we are feeling. These feelings can continue to live within us until we begin to validate their experience and give them …

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