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After an unplanned break from email newsletters, I’m back:) It feels great to sit and connect with you again. I’m going to attempt in one run-on sentence to catch up on the goings-on in my life since our last email in January – found out I was pregnant, it was a BIG and wonderful surprise […]

Hello again!

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If so, it’s not your fault. And, in extreme cases has a name – superautonomous self-sufficiency. This name – superautonomous self-sufficiency – is new to me. However, its definition, “an exaggerated and outsized aversion to asking anything of anyone,” (Gabor Mate’ MD) is something I am VERY familiar with. My guess is, you are too. […]

Do you have a hard time asking for help?

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There’s a gap between where you are right now, and where you want to be. This is where most of my session start. We want to: Feel more Be more Do more Have more Say more Then as we’re rounding the corner of “more” we stumble into the should’s, too’s & STOP’s. AKA the Shame […]

Closing the Gap

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Navigating self-doubt & knowing what you want I was interviewed on a podcast recently about self-doubt. More specifically, what hacks and tips did I recommend to held people navigate self-doubt. On the one hand, I love being on podcasts – so naturally, I wanted to say yes. BUT hacks? Tips? That stumped me. How can […]

Hacks, Habits & Habit-Hacks

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 103 – Navigating Parenthood, Marriage & an Evolving Relationship When you’re caught up in the details of everyday life, it can be easy to “forget” how remarkable our loved ones are because we’re around them so much. By dedicating time for interruption-free discussion that might not happen organically over […]

New on the Podcast!

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Episode 100 of Don’t Cut Your Bangs is here! What. In. The. World. How did this happen? What a wonderful wonderful (written 2x for emphasis) thing to write and say.  In this week’s episode, I enlisted the help of a friend, Juanita Molano Para. She’s a former guest turned temporary host that took me down […]

Episode 100

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Danielle x social media expert Kenzie Kittle in Ep. 98 of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Listen HERE Social media influencer, producer, and expert Kenzie Kittle and I take a deep dive into the underbelly of social media – Villains, Bullies & Trolls. What is it like to be trolled at scale? You’re doing the […]

Bullies, Villains & Trolls, Oh my!

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A new episode of session reflections – Ep. 98 Truth vs Trust. What does it mean to trust the way you feel when loved ones and experts disagree? A peak inside the episode. What does it mean to trust the way you feel when people you trust, who love you, or experts disagree? Who actually […]

Trust. Truth. And, what does it mean when people we love disagree?

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Are you feeling stuck, stagnant or are already giving up on our New Years resolution? Are you feeling stuck, stagnant or kicking yourself for dropping your New Years resolution? If the answer is “yes” there’s a good reason, and I can tell you it’s not a reflection of the following:⁣ Laziness⁣ Lack of trying⁣ Not […]

Introducing Session Reflections & more meaningful Self-Care

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Episode 95 of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 95 Danielle x Teresa Sabatine: Making big beautiful dreams come true. Amazing! AND, also really f*cking hard. Here’s what’s in the episode: Teresa and I talk about working with coaches, being in therapy, all of the beauty that can come from showing up consistently, and how […]

New on the podcast!

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Episode 94. Doubt – What does it mean? Why do we feel it? What do we do about it? Hello! It’s been a few weeks, but you have been on my mind. The truth is, I’ve been in that special mix of emotions that January brings – anticipation for the new, the feeling of a […]

Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs is back!

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The overachiever spiral Here’s the story of the spiral: Step 1. Because we’re trying to be perfect, never disappoint, and do all the things for all the people in our lives – we feel anxious, busy and wish there were four of us to get everything done. Step 2. When the expectations we have for […]

The Overachiever Spiral & a podcast just for you

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Peace of mind is all about perspective. When we acknowledge that there isn’t just one solution to our problem, one answer to a question, or one possibility for a path forward we give ourselves permission to find peace. Here’s what I mean: When it comes to solving our issues, most of us identify either/or options. […]

Peace of mind is all about perspective.

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Trying to think my way through a feeling problem Full discloser, I didn’t start my own therapy until I was working my first year as a therapist. I couldn’t see it then, but there was a part of me that thought that I could “out smart” my uncomfortable emotions. If I learned the tools, taught […]

Trying to think my way through a feeling problem

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The belief behind most of our stress. Have you ever noticed that the lesson you need to learn most, finds it way into your experience 100x a day? Just me? Well, “Letting go,” is the simplest way to put it, even though the lesson feels BIG and HARD and EVERYWHERE. For the last few weeks, […]

I can’t let go.

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