Peace For the Holidays: How to Communicate with Family

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When we come together with our families of origin for the holidays, we can find ourselves triggered. Old wounds can open up, and we may find ourselves reacting instead of responding. Even if it’s never happened before, you can have peace for the holidays. You can be present, communicate with family and have a happy…

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Trusting Your Intuition

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What is intuition? You might call it your inner guide, a gut feeling, your inner wisdom or your higher self. For me, I get a tingling in my gut when my intuition wants to be heard, or when it’s pushing me toward something. And what can trusting your intuition do for your journey? Find out…

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The Election: Create Harmony and Have a Voice

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The upcoming election will not be the first or the last time that angst is felt in our families, our communities, our country and our world. Many of us are struggling with how to have a voice and express our truths, while still creating good will and harmony. In times such as these, it can…

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How to Pivot and Navigate Change with Ease

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As you learn to navigate change with ease and grace in the age of Covid and beyond, there are some questions that can be helpful. Do you want to know when you’ll die? And how it will happen? If your answer is No, then you understand that “life is not a problem to be solved,…

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The Essence of Leadership

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Here is the Essence of Leadership: A leader takes people where they want to go; a great leader takes people where they don’t want to be, but where they ought to be. What does that statement mean to you? If you think back on the leaders in your life (professional, personal and otherwise) who have…

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Discovering Subconscious Beliefs Around Race and Prejudices

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There are inherent fears that permeate our consciousness, about people who aren’t like us, around race and prejudices. Many of our subconscious thoughts about race stem from experiences we had as young people, as well as from the things we were taught by our families, teachers, religions, cultures and friends. If you have not explored…

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For More Abundance, Give as you Go and Create a Flow

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What do you have abundance of? Is it love, joy, debt or clutter? How about family, fresh air, pleasure or guilt? No matter what your present circumstance, you can always name something in which you are abundant. And, you can always create more abundance. Your Subconscious Abundance Blocks Many of us have blocks around money…

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Life After Trauma: Navigating a New Normal

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We’ve been hearing a lot about “the new normal,” and “these uncertain times.” This not good language when you’re navigating life after trauma, or when you’re experiencing anxiety about the future. Change can be painful. It asks us to look outside our comfort zones. You can face the fears you’re feeling right now, acknowledge them,…

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Love Versus Fear

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When we look at Love Versus Fear, we see two separate thought systems. At any given moment, you are in a Love Thought System or a Fear Thought System…and you can choose to shift from one to the other at any given moment. You have two types of fear to choose from, but THREE types…

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Fear and Anxiety in the Age of Coronavirus

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Fear and anxiety are permeating the world right now. We don’t know when the Coronavirus Pandemic is going to end, so many of us project into the future and get caught up in a system of “what ifs.” Give it to The Universe It’s important to remember that much of this is out of your…

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