My Inner Dragon is Growing Up: Learning How to Not Abandon Myself

My Inner Dragon is Growing Up: Learning How to Not Abandon Myself

Jan 24, 202410 min read

Recently, i was involved in a small conflict with someone at work. As a sole entrepreneur, this doesn’t happen a lot these days. In fact, this doesn’t happen in my life in general. It highlighted for me that even though i may be a therapist who specializes in healthy relationships, boundary work, and communication skills, i am also a work-in-progress. I am not exempt from conflict or making a mistake. This incident was medicine for…

The Connection of Self-Compassion and Trauma Healing – Look for the Parallels

The Connection of Self-Compassion and Trauma Healing – Look for the Parallels

Mar 30, 20238 min read

I like finding patterns in things. I think i much prefer knitting a simple pattern to a complicated puzzle. I like collecting the same shells at a time, and all…

Gates of Grief Work

Gates of Grief Work

Feb 27, 20238 min read

Last fall, l I devoured the show From Scratch. It was supposed to be eye candy, and a guilty pleasure show to watch. Does this ever happen to you -…

Surrendering into That Kind of Mom

Surrendering into That Kind of Mom

Jan 26, 20236 min read

I want to be that mom. That mom that is always ready to have her kids’ gaggle of friends over on a whim or moment’s notice. That mom who has…

A Year of Grace and Grief

A Year of Grace and Grief

Dec 20, 20229 min read

I had no idea at the start of the year just how much the word Grace was going to be the perfect word to hold me. Funny how that happens…

I’m a Feelings Wheel in Motion

I’m a Feelings Wheel in Motion

Nov 8, 20229 min read

I’ve been sitting with my feelings a lot these last few months. It’s been both a helpful exercise to catch me in my feeling as well as practice what i…

I am Not My Mother, My Daughter is Not Me

I am Not My Mother, My Daughter is Not Me

Oct 8, 202211 min read

“Until you make the unconscious conscious it will direct your life and you will call it fate” Carl Jung I like a good podcast to keep me company. I don’t…

I Have a Team in Me – just in time for a new school year

I Have a Team in Me – just in time for a new school year

Sep 7, 20228 min read

My kids are on the brink of starting a new school year. This has always been a bittersweet time for me – the mix of excitement of the year ahead…

How to Companion Someone who is Grieving

How to Companion Someone who is Grieving

Aug 10, 20226 min read

Birth, life, death….the 3 inevitable stages of life and yet the dying part is kept in the shadows of our collective experience. While we know it’s coming, we are so…