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Our fear sounds exactly the same. I’ve been working as a therapist since 2015, and one of the most unexpected and wonderful gifts is that I get to listen to people’s most intimate, personal, shameful moments. After thousands of practice hours I started to hear a rhythm in people’s personal stories that felt so familiar. […]

Falling, Farting & Misspelled Words.

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Lessons from Sessions In the last couple weeks, there have many sessions focused on a central theme – am I in a relationship with someone’s potential, or their behavior? This is not and easy question to answer, at all. I believe, and know through experience that people CAN change. Recovery, healing, growth – are all […]

Potential, Promises & Change

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This past weekend was filled with some fun family adventures at a petting zoo and a stomach bug that knocked me on my butt. Waking up to normal life after a long weekend or unplanned illness (as if any are planned) always seems to take a couple days. Something that’s helpful for me when things […]

The Truth is Revealed When We’re Ready

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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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Happy New Year! This message may be a few days late, but in my heart it feels right on-time. Post NYE 2022 I had the energy of a lingering y a w n. Slothfully waking to life after holiday rushes, algorithms and bots sending me every glorious sweater sale known to man and a toddler […]

Bacon Bliss & Breakthroughs: using pleasure as a gentle disruptor.

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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 […]

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