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Should is the enemy of want and choose, and “shoulding” yourself can hold you back from true personal empowerment. Nevertheless, sometimes should can also be a tool for freedom. Take some time to think about what can happen if you’re more selective about your use of should and more open to the possibilities.
Once upon a time, I got overwhelmed with emotion just by witnessing someone else who was suffering. Now I can offer support without depleting myself—just like I did recently for a mother and her inconsolable daughter on the subway. Here’s how.
It’s important to spice up your daily self-care practice so that you do it with intention rather than on auto-pilot. Crystals are some of my favorite tools to “power up” my routine. Learn how to use crystals to balance your system in only 15 minutes—and find out about a new crystal healing toolbox I’m so proud to share with you!
How often have you shared your pain with family or friends and not felt supported? Do you simply show up when your friends need an ear—or do you give advice and try to fix things for them? This vlog shares 5 essential skills for listening with true empathy and 3 solutions for those times when you’re the one sharing but you don’t feel supported.
It’s scary when you want to make a big life change, but you can’t anticipate the consequences. Don’t let your fear hold you prisoner in your comfort zone. Here is what to ask yourself before you make the leap.
If you’re in a loving relationship with someone you wish could understand you better, share this letter from an empath to her loved one.
Do you ever feel as if the confusing voices within yourself are playing tug of war? Is it time to unleash your inner goddess?
The global pandemic has left us with concerns and consequences that require love and attention. Coming out of the “pandemic cocoon” invites us to take an inventory of our relationships.
I lived through four wars from the time I was a child until I was a mother. It left me with lingering trauma and lots of empathy for mothers around the world who feel helpless to protect their children. In difficult times, I am grateful for the tools I have now that I didn’t have then.
Does mothering others come easily to you? What about mothering yourself? Take this “mothering evaluation” to nurture your soul.
What is fake positivity? It’s encouraging someone to “choose happiness.” Instead, help yourself and others to rise and shine when you fall by developing the emotional agility to connect with your emotions.
Ring, ring! Do you pick up the phone even when you’re busy? Learn to set boundaries around your telephone habits so that you can be present and patient when you’re talking on the phone.
Though being an empath can sometimes feel overwhelming, you can’t be selective about the type of energy you absorb from others. If you shut out the “bad,” you shut out the “good” too. Allow me (and 1500 other incredible women) to share with you the secret to living a good life as an empath.
2020 was a doozy. While we learned a lot, we also face a lot of consequences and new challenges as we slowly emerge from our COVID-19 cocoons. Thriving may feel harder than ever before, but we all have the strength and the tools it takes to rise and shine.
Is there such a thing as being too comfortable? If you find yourself maximizing your space with creature comforts—or even escaping into food for comfort—maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your relationship with being comfortable.
Sometimes we find ourselves feeling like we’re stuck in a pattern of history repeating itself. We face the same challenges over and over until we think there’s something wrong with us. I have a lot of good advice for you in these times, but instead, I’m share the ONE thing you need to know to find your way to freedom.
You can be surrounded by people and still feel lonely.You can be alone, with almost no human contact, and still feel connected. Finding strength, rather than weakness, in solitude is always a choice that we have.
“Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally…It has nothing to do with you.” While we may understand these wise words from don Miguel Ruiz’s The Four Agreements, how do we put them into practice? Try using this step-by-step formula.