Encouragement

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A conversation about healing 3 Healing Journal Prompts I Love …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 […]

When it comes to Healing – How do you know when you’re really “over it”?

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Do you consider yourself a Type-A personality who: Likes making lists? Loves checking things off the list? Holds yourself to incredibly high standards? If so, you likely have a STRONG aversion to -> Procrastination. The tough part is that even with the best organizational strategies, and having the best of intentions, we still procrastinate. When […]

Overcoming uncertainty & self-criticism. A NEW approach for Procrastination.

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Let’s look at gaslighting, self-forgiveness, & revisit a podcast with fbi negotiator Gary Noesner. 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 […]

How do we offer grace to ourselves in the face of confusion & manipulation?

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Where do we struggle with change & how do we stay on track? Do you know where most people struggle with change? ⁣⁣After they’ve taken that first big step into the unknown. ⁣⁣It’s vulnerable, itchy, sweaty, and often feels like lightyears away from our end goal – to feel better. ⁣⁣Whether your goal is:⁣* Career […]

Where do we struggle with change & how do we stay on track?

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Trust can be a challenging topic to talk about, especially when it’s been broken. Whether we’re talking about a romantic love, a coworker, our bodies, or our government there’s one relationship that connects them all 👉🏻 the one between you and you. ⁣ You are the thread that connects all of the components of your […]

Trust. And what it means when it’s broken.

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New solocast: ep. 81 on Don’t cut your own bangs Have you felt the pangs of jealousy lately? If so, be easy on yourself. ⁣ Jealousy is often seen as a negative emotion. And let’s be honest, it doesn’t feel that great when we experience it. ⁣⁣BUT, getting curious about what jealousy might be telling […]

How exploring jealousy can unlock desire.

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My change process I had an emotional moment this past Saturday. I made a thing (The Free Unleashing You Workshop) and was 90 minutes away from sharing this with people. ACTUAL people, with eyes, and hearts, and minds, and opinions, and everything! I had a plan set for how I was going to “show up […]

My Change Process & an Invitation to The Unleashing You Course

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Setting goals based on how you want to feel The condition of our physical body’s is closely connected to our mental health, and the stress of 2020 has taken a toll. Before you set your New Years resolutions, I’d HIGHLY encourage you to take the time to listen to my conversation with nutritionist, coach, and […]

A Gentler Approach to Goal Setting – ep. 77 of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs

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What does money mean to you? Stay with me here.⁣ ⁣There’s what money literally is – paper, coins, plastic cards, numbers in an account – Then there’s what is represents. Especially around the holiday season, money means A LOT. ⁣⁣Whether we’re talking about winning the lottery ⬆️ or CC debt ⬇️ exploring your emotional relationship […]

Money & Our Emotional Wellbeing

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some best practices, what to avoid, & new on Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs This week is all about gratitude. But before we start to dive into all of the amazing gifts that can be found with counting our blessings, I want to take a sec and talk about when forcing gratitude can actually be […]

What Gratitude & Compassion Fatigue REALLY Mean for Our Mental Health

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Some tips from a therapist I recently had a session with a client that I had been seeing for a few months. She originally started her therapy because she was in an unhappy relationship and had decided to leave. “Well,” she said, “I guess I’m here because it took leaving an unhappy relationship to realize […]

Guest Blog! Beating “Busy” Burnout for Good

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How doubting ourselves can make burnout harder to detect. Burnout can be a common experience during the holiday season. And one reason that it can be harder to detect is doubting what we feel is legitimate. When we push through the pain, add more to our to-do list, and over-caffeinate – we’re likely sending ourselves […]

Overcoming burnout & self-doubt

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Focusing on ourselves is often described as “selfish”. ⁣ Focusing on the needs of others is “selfless”. ⁣ This time last year, I was in a session with my therapist and didn’t realized how close I was to burnout. He sat patiently and listened as I detailed -⁣ All the things I had to do⁣ […]

What does it really mean to be SELFish?

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Let’s talk about Mindfulness Which would you prefer? 1. A mind that’s full of what’s happening in the moment and what lights you up inside. ⁣ 2. A mind fixated what happened yesterday or worrying about a 5yr plan. ⁣ As a planner/recovering perfectionist, this can be a SUPER HARD choice for me! But here’s […]

Is your mind full? Or are you Mindful?

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This week we’re talking about allowing & how it can unlock tremendous healing Let’s talk about Allowing – a.k.a., surrender. ⁣⁣Allowing another person to be who they are or a situation to be what it is without- managing⁣ assisting⁣ guiding⁣ ⁣-can be 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 hard. ESPECIALLY if it’s not where you want it to be. ⁣⁣It […]

Allowing, Authenticity & Activism

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