Why is it so hard to heal?

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This is the big question. Sometimes trying to feel better is like swimming against a very strong current that wants to drag you the other way. Why is it so hard to heal? The negative voices in our heads can…


Why did you become a therapist?

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Last week, someone I just met asked me, “Why did you become a therapist?” The words, “I don’t know” flew out of my mouth. “You don’t know?” he said indignant. But I paused to think. I thought about all the…


Dancing Through Cancer Viral Video

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Today you can also find me on Gems Of Delight. When You Allow Yourself To Feel You Allow Yourself To Heal. It is so important to find a way to empower ourselves when an event, loss, or diagnosis attempts to…


How To Write An Affirmation That Works

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By definition, affirmation is “a declaration that something is true.” And also known as “a form of prayer that focuses on a positive outcome.” So how do you write an affirmation that works? But it is not as simple as looking in…


No One Understands Me

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There are all these quotations on Facebook that tell us that we just have to “let go” of our feelings and we’ll “feel better.” But when our feelings are so intense and we would give anything to get rid of…


Skills In Breaking Free

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I talk much about taking action in life and acknowledge that we all take action towards a conscious purpose. To illustrate this today I share the skills and knowledges document created at the Reclaiming Your Soul Retreat last month. All of…


Resilience of The Human Spirit

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How do they do that? Having worked with so many people who have undergone unspeakable trauma, I’ve heard stories of amazing survival skills. It is surprising what we can endure and survive. I think many of us agree that we…


Rape In The News: There Is Justice

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Just Sunday morning I woke up to three national news stories of rape. Air_Force_trainer_gets_4_years_for_raping_trainee Ohio_to_consider_charges_against_others_in_rape Indian_police_arrest_5_over_Swiss_tourists_rape It is not because rape is more prevalent. It is because girls and women, wrapped in their communities, are coming forward. Saying this is…