Posts in Communication
Communicating Our Needs

Nearly twenty years ago, I facilitated a Healthy Sexuality group for women. One of the things we discussed was their personal rights. I am a huge believer that we all have personal rights and it’s okay to ask others to meet them. Imagine my surprise when I realized I was not capable of asking anyone else to meet my needs. If I’m going to be perfectly honest, I wasn’t even capable of speaking my needs. I remember clearly when my husband and I moved in together. I used to get so very frustrated by his lack of attentiveness to my needs. Countless times I would say things like, “No I didn’t tell him! If he really loves me, he should just know!!” Now that phrase absolutely stops me in my tracks.

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The Shame of Saying No

This blog has been created and called for by countless women that I coach, counsel, and chat with each and every day. I've been acutely aware of growing and deadly trend of the Shame of saying No. The reality is that this issue is magnified every day with the advent of social media.  

Many women are programmed that the "right"...

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Living peacefully in the body you have

We reside in such a confusing world of complex paradigms. We talk about how self-love should be a priority. All the while sending very direct messages of body shame to anyone who...

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Navigating the Holidays in an unwell body

If you have followed any of my blogs you are aware that I have been offered diagnoses for a variety of health conditions, including but not limited to...

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The dark side of Entrepreneurship ~When depression sets in:

If life were a fairy tale, when you would have a dream or a goal, it would just magically come to fruition. But the reality is we are not in a fairy tale at all. I’ve been...

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Finding Safety in your Physical Body

As a person that relates to the world with trauma brain, safety is always my number one priority. In the past, I would have even wagered to say that safety was my number one priority in every area. However...

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Boundaries for Empaths

I don’t honestly remember hearing much about boundaries until I was in my late twenties. Even then, my memories of it are very vague and generic. For some reason, I have this memory of...

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To The Officer Who Pulled Me Over

Every day we hear horror stories about police brutality and police abusing their power. Here’s what I want you to know at the forefront of this story: my favorite uncle...

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Cultivating Joy

January is typically a very stressful time of year for many people. There are various explanations for the stress. The reasons for the increase of stress include...

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Navigating Family Relationships

Typically, in my blogs, I like to start with the dictionary definition of things. However, I suspect that everyone already knows the legal definition of a family is.

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Evicting my Abuser

Allow me to empower you to evict the biggest abuser in your life.

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10 Things Not To Say To Someone Living In An Unwell Body

When someone you know or love is struggling with an illness, it can be overwhelming. Allow me to guide you in the things not to say.

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6 Steps to Stop the Comparison Trap.

Comparing ourselves is a very normal thing to do, but it doesn't come without certain dangers. Learn how to overcome the comparison trap by reading this blog.

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