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Healing is Lopsided

Isn’t this such a great sentiment? Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely that when others see us they know exactly how it should be done. 655 more words

PTSD

PSA

I just want to put this out there. When you hear or see the phrase Black Lives Matter. It does not mean that White Lives Don’t Matter. 178 more words

Love

No One Will Ever Love You

A secret:  I had to teach myself how to receive love. 

Born fifth of my mother’s six children, I was unexpected – an ill-advised accident, given the difficulties my mother had in previous child births.  851 more words

Nonfiction

The Sidewalk

I did it again.

After years of battling approval addiction, after years teaching others how to break free from the chains of people pleasing, I found myself right back at square one…I took on a task I wasn’t meant to take because I wanted to be the agreeable good girl. 735 more words

Walking With God

Empowering Transformations: What to Expect in your Private Session

I went to college to study health, but found that most of what we learned were details about different kinds of diseases. We studied the ways to promote health and prevent disease and we were taught to identify ways to intervene at earlier stages, before they had symptoms or the disease had progressed. 692 more words

Your Failed Relationships Are Actually Your Fault

So this touches on a very tender nerve, both for me personally and – I would hazard a guess – for almost any person with identity and socially related anxieties. 668 more words

Mental Health

Setting Myself up for Success in Positive Parenting

or Self-Sabotage is a Real Thing 

I made a mistake this evening.  I was on facebook and I clicked through a link to a blog post that a close friend had written in defense of occasional spanking.   336 more words

Gentle Parenting