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Recognizing Your Resilience

  We’ve all learned a ton about resilience this past year. And if you’re in Texas, this past week has probably brought some new resilience awareness into focus. Personal, emotional, physical, and even community resilience all play into how we move on, continue, and make the most of “this one precious life” as Mary Oliver […]

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Your words are powerful, are yours holding you back?

Is it time to watch your language? I’ve been known to drop some f bombs in workshops (no young ears present, of course), so you know I’ll never get onto you to watch that kind of language. Sometimes the right word is essential to the message or cutting through some nasty energy. Words are powerful. […]

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How Honesty Heals the Heart & the Dangers of False Forgiveness

One of the tenants of healing is to forgive. It is crucial.  Yet, if you go too soon and forgive before you are ready, the wound only deepens.  False forgiveness, forgiving when you are truly not ready, does not allow for healing to take place. It is the placebo remedy. It looks and sounds like […]

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Holding Space and Tending to Your Heart

Thanksgiving morning in 2011 I found myself eating gelato for breakfast in Rome. It wasn’t a Roman holiday as much as an escape. I decided on Rome because it was as far away from home as I could reasonably get in the time I had and Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday on the Italian calendar. Plus, gelato, pasta, […]

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Why Giving to Others Makes You Feel Better

Today’s blog is devoted to giving and why it feels so good. I also talk about why it’s good to know your Love Language, and why this Thanksgiving looking a little closer at our history is really important. For those who prefer to listen, I’ve recorded this blog for you. Have a listen here and […]