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How identifying our values can reduce stress, offer clarity, and empower decision making. Our values are the connective thread for all of our choices. If communication is like a dance, then our values are the rhythm of the beat. But, what does it mean if we don’t know what they are? Chances are, if you […]

All roads lead to our Values

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New on the podcast In week 2 of our communication challenge, I’ve diving deep into the most important – and often most undervalued – part to communication: What we hear. How we interpret what we hear. And how the first to determine how we choose to respond. If you’ve ever found yourself repeating a conversation […]

Communication challenge pt. 2 – What we hear.

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It’s Communication Challenge Time!!! For the next 2 weeks my goal is to take the challenge OUT of communication for you. There’s nothing worse than walking into an important conversation and (record scratch) your mind goes blank, finding yourself feeling sweaty & panicky before a big meeting, or rehearsing conversations you want to have in […]

Communication Challenge – Part 1 “What we say.”

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Sorry for the delay! Glad we’re catching up. Gaslighting is like dousing a can of lighter fluid on a match. The experience can leave you scratching your head and doubting yourself. ⁣⁣We start thinking things like -⁣✔️Maybe I am being dramatic.⁣✔️I guess do complain too much.⁣✔️Things probably would’ve been better if I’d kept my feelings […]

Feelings, Gaslighting & New on the Podcast.

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 58 an interview with Gary Noesner Meet Gary Noesner – author, instructor, investigator, and FBI negotiator.  Gary served as the lead hostage negotiator during the first 25 days of the 51 day siege in Waco TX. His book Stalling for Time, My life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator became […]

An FBI Negotiator’s take on connection, communication, and trust.

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 56 Procrastination is often considered a sign of laziness or lack of motivation. But what if it meant something else? In this solo-cast I explore what it means for me, how I’ve seen it affect clients, and share a VERY recent example of procrastination from another podcast interview I […]

Wait for it…Procrastination.

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Don’t Cut your own bangs ep. 53 What does it mean to love our body when the world seems hyper focused on reminding us what’s wrong with it? Well, Amber Romaniuk from The No Sugar Coating Podcast has some answers.  As an emotional eating, hormone, and digestive expert – Amber is passionate about exploring our […]

Are you eating your feelings?

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…To feel Willie Good. About a week ago a client that I’d been working with for about 5 months asked me, “How do you know when you’re done?”⁣ We explored the question for a little while, and what became clear was that she wanted to know – “…when I’ve healed what I need to heal, […]

3 Healing Journal Prompts I Love.

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Don’t cut your own bangs ep. 50 Meet Meet Marianne Talkovski –  licensed acupuncturist, esthetician, organic skincare expert, and Transformational Coaching MASTER CERTIFIED Coach. She guides her clients to find their most authentic expression of beauty in radical self-acceptance, regardless of the messages our culture has inundated us with to consume, perfect, compare, critique and […]

Treating emotions like teachers to unlock healing

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Let’s talk about Peace & Peacefulness One of my favorite ways to calm down when I’m feeling anxious is to remind myself⁣ –> I always have choices.⁣ There is a direct relationship between how many choices I think I have and how much I stress sweat! ⁣ Feeling stuck = Sweaty 🥵 ⁣ Feeling empowered […]

Finding Peace During Turbulent Times

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs ep. 48. A solocast. In today’s solocast I explore two questions about goals: When are goals necessary to make meaningful things happen in our lives? How do when know when it’s time to abandon a goal, and move on? Somewhere in the middle of answering these questions I explore goals […]

The Relationship Between Goals & Emotions

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 46 Listen HERE In today’s solocast I explore how a 3yr old Facebook memory helped me access joy and appreciation for myself.  May 14th, 2017 I graduated with my masters degree. May 15th, 2017 I started my first day of work as a therapist in private practice. I remember […]

The journey & unlocking limitless Joy

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Meditation & community Have you ever been so stressed that you didn’t realize there was a problem until you took a deep breath and felt a tingling sensation throughout your body? ⁣ This is usually what happens: ⁣ We experience or witness a stressful event⁣ We feel tense, anxious, or overwhelmed⁣ Our breathing becomes shallow […]

How staying connected to your breath can keep you connected to your sanity.

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13 of my favorite resources for mind, body, & spirit. Hello my friend. We are in the sh*t storm. More deeply now than ever I’m craving connection. Connection to what’s familiar, what’s comfortable, what’s safe, what’s warm, and what’s local. Below is a list of some of the people, products, and businesses that are filling […]

How are you staying connected during COVID-19?

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Creating connection and building communities around the dinner table. This week I’m celebrating community leaders, creatives, and business owners. And I’m kicking it off with Tanorria Askew. ⁣ Listen HERE. ⁣In this week’s episode we talk about her career in corporate America, taking a leap of faith to audition for Master Chef Season 7 … […]

Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 43 with Tanorria Askew

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