The Shadows of My Past (My #metoo story)

The Shadows of My Past (My #metoo story)

I was an ugly duckling growing up. I was a brown, skinny girl with extra hair on my arms. There were pretty girls in my class. I was jealous of that. But I was more jealous of the fact that they seemed intact. Unbroken. They seemed like they were being treated kindly at home. I could see it with my own eyes…

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Giving Yourself The Freedom To Make Mistakes

Giving Yourself The Freedom To Make Mistakes

It may not be confession time, but I will say it anyway.  I spent the better part of the four decades on this planet in a human body berating myself for not being perfect.  Eventually, it dawned on me that being intolerant of one’s mistakes and focusing on them in exclusion of the positives is a form of…

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Personal Power: The Key to Changing Bad Habits and Unhealthy Patterns

Personal Power: The Key to Changing Bad Habits and Unhealthy Patterns

What makes the difference between our ability to choose an apple over a Twix bar when we want to lose weight? Why is it that even though we know that some of our habits are dangerous for our well-being, yet we can’t give them up?

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