Self confidence is one of the casualties of an abusive relationship. You begin to doubt your own perception of things. … Continue reading Truth = Only Everything
I hated her. I would put her down everyday, every chance I got. I told her she was ugly, her … Continue reading The enemy in the mirror
It hit me as I was listening to yet another podcast about fully accepting yourself and living joyfully in the … Continue reading Another round of blues – will healing ever happen?
Owning your life sounds like something everyone innately does – but you would be surprised by how many people actually … Continue reading I’m not yours, I’m MINE
I was the only 30 something year old in the course. The rest of the college kids looked to be … Continue reading NPD 101: How to recognize if it’s narcissistic personality disorder
We all get lied to. He said he loved me. She said she had a business meeting. They said they … Continue reading Waking up in a web of lies
Women are remarkable. All throughout history we have been carrying half if not more of the load. We have raised … Continue reading Feminine Alliance – you are needed!
We may have given it away in fear, or because of threats or tantrums or other manipulation – but the … Continue reading Baby-steps for showing up for yourself – stop gift wrapping your time for others!
I am a fairly petite woman. I was told my whole life how I was way too skinny and I … Continue reading When Peace becomes Power
When I was younger I wanted to be a boy. I know that many would launch into a big psychological … Continue reading Your inner bada**
Time is such a mystery. It can be both a compassionate healer, and also a thief that makes away with … Continue reading Time keeps on slipping…
I already had a slight buzz going as I sat down at the fire. It was a large bonfire with … Continue reading You can’t copyright Truth
….saith the Lord. Amen. I remember being so full of rage that I couldn’t sleep. I was so furious at … Continue reading Vengeance is mine…
We all want more joy in our lives. More contentment, love, freedom from fear and anger and oppression. We long … Continue reading Your own personal fragrance
It was 25 degrees outside and dark. I heard my husband try the front door and remembered that I had … Continue reading Does the real deal even exist?
What is beauty and how does the human soul recognize it? And why are we naturally drawn to it? Is … Continue reading The whistling frog
The most underestimated of all the amazing living things that roam this planet are certainly and without a doubt single … Continue reading The simply amazing single parent
I want to be more like my dog. Years ago I opened a birthday gift from my sweet husband, and … Continue reading The loving wisdom of canines
It happened. It was wrong, and it hurt – in fact it may have hurt so bad and messed you … Continue reading Victim or victor – the fine line
Love is not seeing how much s*** you can put up with from another human being. We think that if … Continue reading This isn’t love
I want to wear black. Everyday. Because there is no color right now in my life. And I want … Continue reading Permission to grieve
She was the latest and greatest: Rub-A-Dub dolly, the baby doll you could bathe in the bathtub. You could even … Continue reading The dragon and the dolly
So I’m human. You can’t fault a cat for sleeping 18 hours a day, or a snail for taking 2 … Continue reading Humin moments
My dog has a superpower. She can see through trees and over hills and into dense bushes as if they … Continue reading X-ray vision
Experiences can change your point of view. My eldest son returned from the army as a bit of a cynic, … Continue reading Are you good enough?
I want to start off by saying that I know this is a touchy topic, and I am certainly not … Continue reading Placing your fate into the right hands
You are not alone. I promise you that whatever you are facing today, hundreds – no, thousands – of others … Continue reading Who’s got your back?
Today is such a significant day for so many in our country. Even for people who did not personally know … Continue reading Where the true battle lies
I was ambushed. Out of nowhere in particular, the cloud descended and enveloped me today. Suddenly the sunshine, usually so … Continue reading Fighting through the fog
Perfectionism is a stress monger, a liar and a fun-killer. But it will keep snapping the whip until you send it packing. How can we uproot something that runs so deep? Continue reading The lie from the pit of perfectionist hell
Thank you for showing me who you are.However I will now choose to disregard it.I refuse to believe it.I will … Continue reading Thank you for showing me who you are
Messes can be scary, and when we continue to avoid them we allow them to grow and silently take over. But what if we didn’t have to fear our inner mess? Continue reading Who’s mess am I anyways?
Endlessly looking to be filled by another ends up robbing us of the opportunity to live a full life – looking in, not out – is the key to finding all and more than we need! Continue reading They can’t fill you
We drive ourselves to the point of exhaustion and why? Why is it SO hard to allow ourselves to simply BE? Continue reading Stop being a human-doing!
The present is the giver of innumerable gifts…but we have to show up to realize just how rich we are! Continue reading Right NOW
When I start looking for the violin player it is a cue that I have forgotten how to fight my way through this new challenge. How can I go from whining to winning? Continue reading When a new challenge lands me in the whiny pit…
It hurts. Wounds by a loved one can feel like an arrow to the heart. Acknowledge the wound but don’t stay there…there is a way to freedom and healing and empowerment even after a devastating hurt! Continue reading Pull out the arrow and move on!
Change can’t happen by simply DOING…it has to start with the BEING and with BELIEVING. This will be the force to unleash the change! Continue reading What they think DOESN’T MATTER
We vow that it will never happen again and in order to protect ourselves we can sometimes end up taking measures that in the long run, ain’t so pretty. Continue reading I’m gonna harden my heart
You are not called to be a martyr or his savior. Trust your instincts when you feel like something is wrong and take action before it’s too late. Things never get better on their own – please girl! Listen to those of us who have lived it and witnessed it. Continue reading Strictly for the ladies
Just because they kicked your butt the first time, doesn’t mean you are condemned to a life of defeat. Continue reading What is your reoccurring battle?
There are things in life that will break you. You may not realize this yet. But it will happen. I … Continue reading Broken doesn’t mean damaged