Category: Psychology

Things I Selfishly Wish My Daughter Taught Me Sooner

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

One great thing about having kids is having someone I love who loves me back, depends on me, and turns to me for advice. Lately, I’ve noticed that my daughter is growing up so fast.

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The Guiding Instinct of Motherhood

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the moment, I am involved in creating better perinatal support and services in my county in the UK and through collecting the maternity stories of women, I hear of stories where empowerment and choice …

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Motherhood as a Mosaic of Experiences

A few months ago I came across a poignant post by author Emily Bingham on my Facebook feed. The direct and honest post was about why one should not ask a woman about her very personal plans…

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Take Fun More Seriously!

| April 1, 2016 | 58 Comments

People love talking about having fun. Listening to them, I’ve often wondered if maybe I was missing something. When asked what I do for fun, I’ve been reluctant to answer. I’ve learned by the …

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How to Not Get the Bends

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Child welfare work was a long dive underwater. It got darker and darker, and while my ability to breathe down there was sufficient, my lungs burned the further I went. I forgot what life above the surface …

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Calm Your Heart Through Forgiveness

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

For me, forgiveness is about wanting to increase my inner peace around a hurtful situation. Ultimately it’s up to me to rectify from within in order to allow healing to occur from the harm. I am aware that I …

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When We Must Seek Forgiveness From Within

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

I am lucky. If we must seek forgiveness in all we do, then I am very lucky; there are so few people in my life I have had a need to forgive. Those were mostly for small betrayals, moments or words that bruised…

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Live a Life of No Regrets

| February 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

The person I’ve had to forgive the most has been myself. For all the mistakes I’ve made and for my own role in the trauma I have experienced. It’s not a matter of blame or accepting a victim role…

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The Path to Self-Illumination

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Though I generally find myself in the school of thought that “anytime is a good time for giving” and “anytime is right for renewal,” I nevertheless find myself over-shopping for gifts at Christmas time …

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Commit to What You Believe In

| December 31, 2015 | 58 Comments

The final day of an incredible year and I was given a small test to see if I was truly committed to standing for what I believe in. We have the opportunity every day to create these possibilities in our lives.

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Giving Thanks: Living From a Place of Abundance

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would it surprise you to know I am a coach who does not believe in self-improvement? In a profession where it is all about improvement, I tend to swim against the trending current. “Self-improvement” — it’s not […]

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The Many Faces of Sexual Addiction

| October 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

It wasn’t something I was advertising years ago when I realized I had a sex addiction. It wasn’t something I could admit to myself. I thought I had everything under control. Men are not the only ones…

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