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What If You’re Not Broken?

It’s so easy to make comparisons with others…physical appearance, ‘success’, family dynamics, social situations, countless others. And we can find ourselves falling short and feeling the need to be fixed. But needing to be fixed implies being…broken. It suggests that there’s something very wrong, odd, unacceptable, worrisome, generally not ok. Brokenness.  We’re all unique. We …

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Achieving Balance Through Tapping

EFT/Tapping, or Emotional Freedom Techniques…usually just referred to as Tapping, is an amazing tool to include in your toolbox for whatever ails you. There’s an increasing awareness of tapping these days, and multiple YouTube channels for discovering and using it. While it’s most beneficial when working with a guide, so you can access and release …

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Self Care Tips for Sensitivities

Self Care Tips for Sensitivities If you’re Highly Sensitive, you’ve experienced some reactivity to things in the environment, whether related to sound, touch, sight, smell, even taste. You’ve likely also felt challenged by others’ feelings, cultural and world events, even your own emotions. Sensory Processing Sensitivity, the official term for high sensitivity, describes this…we are …

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Find Your Center in Challenging Times

Find Your Center in Challenging Times We’re probably all expecting some tumult in November. Things right now may seem unprecedented and extreme, but the reality is…there’s always something going on that we can feel stressed or overwhelmed by. So how can you make it through the coming month(s) without adding to that stress, or even …

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8 Things You May Not Know About Highly Sensitive People

8 Things You May Not Know About Highly Sensitive People You may or may not have heard of Highly Sensitive People. You may know someone you’d describe as ‘overly sensitive,’ or ‘over-reactive.’ As you’ll see it’s not a matter of ‘over,’ just ‘more.’ HSPs process information very deeply so life is experienced a bit…or a …

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Overcome Anxiety and Overwhelm : Part II

Last time I talked about how to relieve anxiety and overwhelm by becoming aware, separating the feelings from yourself and identifying and changing self-talk. Sometimes it may be hard to access your thoughts or change them because the physical responses are so intense. A challenge to relieving anxiety is the secondary anxiety response…the thoughts that …

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