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The Paradox of Acceptance
The Paradox of Acceptance

In Buddhist philosophy there is a well known concept relating to the paradox of acceptance. It states that when we accept things as they are, oftentimes challenging things that we don't really want to accept, it is then and only then that they can change. Mother's Day...

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Forgiving A Toxic Parent
Forgiving A Toxic Parent

Forgiving a toxic parent. Oof. This is a big one, gang. Here's the thing: there is a very clear message that deserves forgiveness and a commitment to move forward in a relationship. When you are ready. The Apology That message contains three things: a sincere apology...

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My Podcast Interview: Women in Depth
My Podcast Interview: Women in Depth

Last month I did my first ever podcast interview. Nerve wracking? Check. Anxiety provoking? Check. Intellectually challenging? Check. The invitation to talk with Lourdes Viado on her podcast Women in Depth: Conversations about the Inner Lives of Women came after I...

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What is Guided Imagery?
What is Guided Imagery?

I made my first vlog (eek!) this morning to answer the question of "what is guided imagery?" I hope this video will answer any questions you have about the process. If not, please leave your question below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQmIg78KVNs

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