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Beyond Dry January: 5 Benefits of Extending Your Break from Alcohol

“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” ~Anne Sweeney So many people make the positive choice to have a sober start to the year in January, whether it’s a New Year’s resolution, a detox, another wellness goal, or part of a fresh start program, …

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7 Ways Childhood Trauma Shows Up in Your Romantic Relationships

“Love is the greatest miracle cure. Loving ourselves creates miracles in our lives.” ~Louise Hay When you are unlucky in love, you tend to blame yourself for not being enough and maybe blame fate for not giving you a break already! Everyone else around you is in happy, long-term relationships, but you just can’t get …

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7 False Beliefs That Will Keep You Trapped in Your Head Forever

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” ~Anthony de Mello When people come to me suffering from anxiety, fear, anger, self-judgment etc., there are five things they invariably believe to be true. Let’s …

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All the Wrong Reasons I Slept with Men Before and Why I Want More Now

“We think we want sex, but it’s not always about sex. It’s intimacy we want. To be touched. Looked at. Admired. Smiled at. Laugh with someone. Feel safe. Feel like someone’s really got you. That’s what we crave.” ~Anonymous I have not had sex in years. I was meditating one day, and my mind was …

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3 Key Benefits to Forgiving and Why I Thanked My Imperfect Parents

“Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.” ~Marianne Williamson The subject of forgiveness comes up often in conversation, but I find that when it comes to the details of what that …

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Has Your Path in Life Meandered? Why It’s Okay to Take the Nonlinear Route

“Even when we think we have things figured out and everything is going to plan, it can all change in a moment. Inspiration fades. Beliefs transform. Goals shift. Life happens. And that’s the thing. Life is not linear.” ~ Aly Juma I was maybe around nine years old. My dad and I were working with orange …

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My Dying Friend’s Woke Wake and Why We Need to Talk About Death

Recently, on a beautiful blue-sky Saturday, I attended my first “woke wake.” My dear friend has welcomed in the love and care of hospice, and she and her family wanted to host a celebration. The meaning of “woke” signals an awareness of social action, with a focus on racism and bias in our culture. She …

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