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Letting Yourself Rise & Fall

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“In the end only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” ~Buddha A huge part of my journey is allowing my emotions, my body sensations, the constant story lines I create in my mind to simply rise and fall. Read more

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Learning To Love In The Present Moment

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Many times we want to love someone for who we know they can become rather than loving them completely in this moment without expecting them to become the person of our dreams.  We may have good intentions, but at the same time we are taking away their humanness by projecting who we believe they can Read more

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Appreciating Your Precious Human Life

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“Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it.” ~Sarah Ban Breathnach When we take time to appreciate our life we take time to accept our life as it is. It may not be perfect, it may not be what Read more

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The Key To Happiness Is Not What You Think

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“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” ~Lao Tzu Happiness is a state Read more

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Trauma Is Wisdom

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“Grief does not seem to me to be a choice. Whether or not you think grief has value, you will lose what matters to you. The world will break your heart. So I think we’d better look at what grief might offer us. It’s like what Rilke says about self-doubt: it is not going to Read more

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Life, Love & Gratitude: What I’ve Learned From My Journey To Peru

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I’ve been in Peru for 6 weeks now and have had my heart opened in more ways than ever. This was the trip I needed to really fully embody myself and open my heart to life again and to myself. I’ve learned to find love for myself again in a whole new way. I will Read more

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Being Love Through Holding Space

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What does it mean to “hold space” for someone else? It means that we are willing to walk alongside another person in whatever journey they’re on without judging them, making them feel inadequate, trying to fix them, or trying to impact the outcome. When we hold space for other people, we open our hearts, offer unconditional Read more

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It’s Okay To Fall Apart

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“People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.” ―Audrey Hepburn There are days when I feel I am moving forward and days I feel I just walked backwards for miles. It is in these moments instead of judging myself I sit with myself and give Read more

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Why Love Heals Us

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“What happens when people open their hearts? They get better.” ~Haruki Murakami Jake and I met last year at Brownstone coffee shop as we bonded over our one-way ticket trips that we had somehow booked on the same day, May 19th, to Eastern Europe and Central America. Jake healing from trauma of the war, and Read more

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Creating Healthy Boundaries

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“Boundaries are part of self care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary.” ~Doreen Virtue A part of healing that has changed my life for the better is exploring my boundaries as I heal. I use to constantly feel beaten down and neglected by not just other people, but myself. I realized that I needed to Read more

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