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Stepping into My Own Skin

Stepping into My Own Skin

Posted Dec 27, 2018

It took a while for my mind to play catch-up. Cuz my life was different now. I was different. Something profound had happened inside me. Yup, ever since those four words hung in the air during my counselling...

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The Four Words That Changed Everything

The Four Words That Changed Everything

Posted Oct 5, 2018

Ever had one of those moments when you just knew life would never be the same again? Cuz something had changed? Something about the way you saw yourself or someone else or the world was different now? And you...

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Why You’re Beautiful

Why You’re Beautiful

Posted Aug 3, 2018

Hello, beautiful!!! Yup, I’m talkin’ to you! No, not her…YOU! How come you’re so surprised? Not used to thinking of yourself that way? Got some nasty mental chatter rattling around in your noggin?...

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Why I Can’t Be Normal AND Be Me

Why I Can’t Be Normal AND Be Me

Posted Jun 21, 2018

Ever notice how some things just naturally go together? You know, like peanut butter and jam. Bacon and eggs. Hugs and kisses. And on the flip-side, there’s also stuff that doesn’t go well together. Like oil...

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Riding out the Storm

Riding out the Storm

Posted May 20, 2018

If you read my last post, you’ll know I’m currently smack dab in the middle of a storm. An emotional storm, that is. In a nutshell, my 15-year relationship is coming to a close. And even though the parting...

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Rescuing Myself from the Cliff of Despair

Rescuing Myself from the Cliff of Despair

Posted Apr 10, 2018

Wouldn’t it be great if our emotional lives were always on the upswing? As in, every day we'd feel happier than the previous day? More joy, greater contentment, deeper peace? Sign me up on that plan. Unfortunately,...

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Why I’m Risking Everything to Be Me

Why I’m Risking Everything to Be Me

Posted Mar 14, 2018

Name 3 things you want outta life—your top 3 desires. And no peeking ahead. Yup, I’m talkin’ to YOU. I’m watching your eyeballs so keep’em front and centre. [smile]       Ok, great. Now,...

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Why did I Hide My Sparkle?

Why did I Hide My Sparkle?

Posted Feb 19, 2018

This might go against everything your parents taught you but you deserve to know the truth. What’s the truth? The truth is there really IS a boogeyman. Yup. But before you go lockin’ your windows and doors,...

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Are You Being YOU?

Are You Being YOU?

Posted Feb 1, 2018

Being YOU is the BEST-EST thing you can do during your time here on planet earth. Aside from eating scrumptious homemade cherry cheesecake, that is. And maybe dreamy creamy chocolatey goodness-es-es. Ahhhhh. [Floating...

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Who Are You Inviting Inside?

Who Are You Inviting Inside?

Posted Jan 10, 2018

Feeling Lousy? Cranky? Anxious? Maybe discouraged and powerless? Or just plain ole tired? Heck, maybe the gloomy train has just stopped by and scooped you up. Awesome! Wait, what? [head snaps backwards]. Whatdya...

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Like a Diamond in the Sky

Like a Diamond in the Sky

Posted Dec 19, 2017

🎵Twinkle, twinkle little star… 🎵how I wonder what you are. But today there's a twist. 🎵Twinkle, twinkle little star…🎵let me tell you who we are. You see, little star, we’re actually...

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When I Went Inside, Look Who I Found

When I Went Inside, Look Who I Found

Posted Nov 22, 2017

Ever had a heart-to-heart convo with yourself? I mean, a talk with your real self? Imagine if you did. Your conversation might go something like this: INNER BEING: I just don't get no respect. YOU: What...

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Hey, No Teasing the Ostrich—You May Have More in Common Than You Think

Hey, No Teasing the Ostrich—You May Have More in Common Than You Think

Posted Oct 30, 2017

I wish I was more like her. She was the most popular girl in 6th grade. And thanks to assigned seating, I had the privilege of sitting next to her. I felt important and it raised my social status. Kind of. Emily...

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Come Out, Come Out, Whereverrrrrrr You Arrrrrrr...

Come Out, Come Out, Whereverrrrrrr You Arrrrrrr...

Posted Oct 16, 2017

Think back to when you were a kid playing a game of Hide-and-Seek with your friends or siblings. If, by chance, you’ve never played Hide-and-Seek then just imagine this: You search out this amazing hiding place...

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Are You Happy Now? How ‘Bout Now?

Are You Happy Now? How ‘Bout Now?

Posted Sep 23, 2017

Ever wonder why it seems like everyone else is blessed with the happiness gene?  I mean, are you just not wired right? Are you built wrong? Does your desire to feel passion and purpose feel like a burden...

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Grab Your Juice Box and Carpet Square... It's Show’n Tell

Grab Your Juice Box and Carpet Square... It's Show’n Tell

Posted Aug 31, 2017

Don’t let’m see your Fear.  That’s what I told my 5-year-old self as my head smashed up against the brick wall outside my kindergarten class. Don’t let’m know how much it hurts. His name was...

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