Evolving Relationships and Trauma

Relationships can be a fertile ground for our development and transformation. Those who are closest to us, the ones we feel safe and loved with, can create the ideal conditions that allow for new growth. On good days we might look at our partners and say thank you for helping me grow. The days when

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Who Am I During Covid 19?

An excellent question to ask yourself is “ What kind of Human do I want to be during Covid-19?” A client sent me this great graphic that I wanted to share. It helps you evaluate where you are or where you would like to be. Are you in the Fear zone? All about survival and

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Is Projection Harming your Relationships?

So much that emerges in our adult relationships we bring from our childhood. We build a template replicated from our earliest experiences that shows us how to create connections. The perfect childhood doesn’t exist. Perhaps we come from a family where we had reasonable parenting and grew up believing that people are inherently good and

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Conscious Listening… From the Heart

Listening seems pretty simple and most of us move through our day continually engaging in conversations with family, friends and co-workers. It’s the foundation of any healthy relationship. But are we really listening?  Daily we find ourselves distracted by cell phones, other people talking or even our own thoughts and feelings. Although we think that we

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Spiritual Bypass – Lost in Bliss

Everything is beautiful… in its own way. If any of our defense mechanisms could be called beautiful, it would be spiritual bypass. On the surface this looks good. I can be happy and I don’t ever have to feel sad again. But is this genuine? Truth is, it’s the same as any other defense mechanism;

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