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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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Loving A Trauma Survivor

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Loving a trauma survivor is one of the most beautiful gifts you will ever receive. At first it comes in a disguise, but as you begin to peel the layers away exposing your raw heart their presence changes your life forever. Trauma survivors find value in every moment they spend with you. They don’t let it 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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Tender Hearted Bravery

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“The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes. ” Read more

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Dancing With Fear & Anxiety

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For years I ran away from my anxious feelings, but my anxious thoughts never ran from me they only continued to consume my mind. The more fear I felt rush through my body like a lighting bolt, the more my mind went crazy. I wanted to stop it, control it, tell it to go away. Read more

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Why We Must Be Vulnerable

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“Vulnerability is the only bridge to build connection.” ~Brene Brown Connection is a big part of being human. We take it for granted, because we forget about the process of connection. It takes trust, it takes patience, it takes commitment. It takes a passionate desire to go deeper. Most importantly it takes vulnerability. A strength that takes Read more

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We Must Let Go Of Control To Gain Balance

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Too often we cling to the concept of control because we assume it’s the best thing to do. I tried to control my body and emotions through eating disorders, cutting, suicidal thoughts, anti depressants, anxiety, medication and self-hatred. There were times I didn’t want to live. My body was eating itself away. I was emotional Read more

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