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YOU ARE THE ONE GIVING UP ON YOURSELF

YOU ARE THE ONE GIVING UP ON YOURSELF

There comes a moment in any relationship where throwing in the towel seems like the most viable option.  You say you’ve given it your all: put in the time, the effort and are still not receiving what you desire and need from your partner. You may...

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‘NICE” IS NOT SO NICE

‘NICE” IS NOT SO NICE

In the the first stage of relationship work my clients begin the real work of truth telling. It means taking a long hard look at all the ways they’ve been adjusting and shape-shifting based on cultural conditioning and perceived expectations As...

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YOU FORGOT THAT ALL RELATIONSHIPS MATTER. 

YOU FORGOT THAT ALL RELATIONSHIPS MATTER. 

Last week was spent in collaboration with my mentor, and a team of women to bring new programming to members of our community of highly sensitive entrepreneurs.  What struck me was the high level of functionality, focus, dedication to the work...

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It may seem like dating and relationship advice is hard to come by, but maybe that is because you are not seeking out advice from the right people. Your friends and family are great, but maybe they aren’t the best ones to turn to when you need some honest advice. How...

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✨What’s the secret to long lasting relationships? My husband and I attended the wedding of my college roommates’ son this weekend. As Lucas (whose nappies I changed as a baby) and his bride “tied the knot,” it got me to thinking. What’s with the symbolism of...

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How do you forgive injustice? Mass shootings. Wild Fires. Climate change. Racism. War. Misogyny. One million dead due Covid.  When I recently wrote on the topic of forgiveness, it was using the lens of family of origin. In sharing with a...

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What’s the flavor of your anger? I was late to a monthly virtual gathering of fellow creatives last week. Catching me up, they said, “we’re exploring our mothers: the negative the positive.” As synchronicity would have it, I’d been listening to Soraya Chemaly’s book:...

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How much resentment are you clinging to? I recently had a conversation with a colleague about co-creating my parents’ final chapters. We shared similar experiences of repeated socialized trauma.   I spoke on actively working to forgive the very people who...

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How judgmental are you? Aloof, moody, mysterious, bad ass. Cats used to be my pet of preference. When my ex suggested we adopt a dog, I resistantly agreed. And when he and his daughter would laugh hysterically at Harvest’s silly antics, I would find myself judging:...

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Growing up is required to enter into adulthood, so they say. It’s needed to be a fully functional, well versed, useful, educated and purposeful member of society. One who fulfills your civic and communal services. The training was clear: rules, protocols, parameters,...

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