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​Here are some of my favorite articles for living a better life. These provide tips and guidance on how to live from our highest place.

​Brené Brown on How to Reckon with Emotion and Change Your Narrative
My husband, Steve, and I were having one of those days. That morning, we'd overslept. Charlie couldn't find his backpack, and Ellen had to drag herself out of bed because... Read more >

Why You Need Spiritual Cleansing And How To Do It
You have an aura and an energy body that surrounds you, because everyone does. But did you know that by not regularly cleansing your aura, you’re likely being weighed down... Read more >

​It Didn’t Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are

A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us. We not only lose our words, but something happens... Read more >

​Transforming the Triangle of Victimhood/Drama

When I was first introduced to this triangle by our therapist, Garth, I found myself most often in the place of the victim. In fact, Garth told me something like, in all his twenty years... Read more >

16 Things You Should Say Goodbye to in 2016

1. Say goodbye to the voices in your head that tell you that you are incapable of doing something or being someone. They lie a lot, and you should know that by now. Read more > 

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

For more than a decade in my work as a psychotherapist, I helped clients identify their existing talents, skills and support systems. Then we’d figure out how to address their... Read more >

​When We're Triggered. How to Stop Reacting Defensively

Every single moment you live — awake and aware inside your life — is another tiny (or huge) opportunity for healing, even your moments on Facebook. Read more >

8 Toxic Thoughts You Deserve to Let Go of
Being the romantic that I am, I often like to think about going back and giving my younger self some kind of advice, some little bite of wisdom that might change the past.​
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11 Things a Woman Can Be That Are So Much Better Than 'Beautiful'
Given that the first thing you notice about a person is their appearance, it's all too easy
to focus on beauty at the expense of other important qualities... Read more >

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