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Coping with a world on fire

Coping with a world on fire

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.

Calling bullshit on fake positivity

Calling bullshit on fake positivity

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.

Time to Thrive: Our Post-Pandemic Role

Time to Thrive: Our Post-Pandemic Role

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.

Why empaths seek comfort (sometimes too much)

Why empaths seek comfort (sometimes too much)

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.

[Video] The ONE thing you should do when bad things keep happening to you

[Video] The ONE thing you should do when bad things keep happening to you

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.

[Video] How to take things less personally

[Video] How to take things less personally

“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.

Self-Love 101: The Beacons of Change Guide to Loving Yourself

Self-Love 101: The Beacons of Change Guide to Loving Yourself

We all want to love and accept ourselves unconditionally, but sometimes even the pressure of feeling we need to be kind to ourselves at all times can send us on a downward spiral. Consider this: loving yourself means releasing those expectations and getting excited about shifting gears to call on self-love when you need it most.

How to develop your intuition and make it your compass

How to develop your intuition and make it your compass

We are all born with the capacity to tap into our intuition, but many of us block this natural ability as we grow up. It is possible to reconnect with that gift at any stage of life as long as we release false beliefs around intuition and embrace our innate gifts. Here’s how.

[Video] How to build resilience out of vulnerability

[Video] How to build resilience out of vulnerability

Making space for embracing all feelings is essential, especially if you habitually tend to avoid them. But be careful not to let your emotions control you and weaken your ability to overcome challenges. The powerful practice in this vlog will help you to build resilience while honoring your needs.

How to protect your heart from narcissists when you are an empath

How to protect your heart from narcissists when you are an empath

As an empath, you might find yourself attracted to narcissists in many areas of your life. While this pattern is common for empaths and often deeply rooted, these tips will help you to begin protecting your heart, strengthening your boundaries, and practicing self-care in these difficult relationships.

The 10 Best Blogs of the Year

The 10 Best Blogs of the Year

Our ability to live, love, and lead at full power was tested this year, but we carried each other through our highs and our lows, trying to do our best in each moment. Here are 10 blogs that I hope will help carry you into a brighter, better, healthier, and happier new year.

We are not the same. But we are.

We are not the same. But we are.

While some people have lost hope and are in a very dark place right now, other people have chosen to rise above the darkness. The pandemic has affected each of us in different ways.