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Be Your Own Seeker

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“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~Rumi We must become our own seekers. No one knows your journey better than you! We will meet other people along the way who can help guide you, but do Read more

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Accepting Where You Are

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We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell Let me tell you the secret to healing–it’s learning the art and patience of acceptance. Accepting exactly where you, your life experiences, and how you feel in this world that is constantly Read more

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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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Letting Life Transform You

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“Let difficulty transform you. And it will. In my experience, we just need help in learning how not to run away.” ~Pema Chodron It’s human to feel stuck in life or even to be scared to take a new direction in life. I have felt stuck with my writing for months now. The words aren’t Read more

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What It Really Means To Be Strong

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“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ~Vincent Van Gogh I’m coming to the end of another 3 month journey. This time coming from another country, another language, another hemisphere Read more

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Healing Is Not Linear

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The holidays and winter season are a time when a lot can come up inside of us. Grief, depression, anxiety, missing loved one’s, going through a major life transition, the winter blues–it’s all there. When I feel I am going backwards in my healing I remind myself of this important phrase: healing is not a Read more

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Moving Forward with Grief

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“Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing…” ~Elizabeth Gilbert For a long time, I thought grief meant only crying and being angry. I thought of grief as Read more

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Cultivating Strength Through Tragedy

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“Fall down seven times, get up eight.”– Japanese Proverb Today marks one month of Jake being physically gone. Time seems to have flown by, but at the same time it feels it is going as slow as possible. It’s hard to deny the raw feelings that come with grief. The deep sadness, the anger-it’s all Read more

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Thriving Through Trauma Again

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“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.” -Fred (Mr.) Rogers I thought as I walked Read more

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Finding Compassion For Your Suicidal Thoughts

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Suicidal thoughts have been one of my biggest teachers in life and my suicidal thoughts saved also saved my life. It was when I began to develop a sense of compassion towards them that I began to reclaim my life. When we first have a suicidal thought we label, judge, blame and shame it. This is Read more

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