Category Archives: Thoughts

Grow Your Wings on the way Down

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Into the Midst – My Experience with Dissociation

It took me a moment to realize, the rumbling in my mind was my own heartbeat. Insistent….strong and unrelenting.  Sweat began to mist up on my skin, sliding down between my shoulder blades.  I could hear her voice, out on … Continue reading

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Leaning in to discomfort…

Brené Brown – shares with us the concept of leaning in to discomfort.  Sounds uncomfortable, doesn’t it?  So why would you do it and what are the benefits? What does it mean to “lean into discomfort?”  Why would you do … Continue reading

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Doing it or Having it – Because You Always Have

I found myself re-thinking some of the items in my home recently, that I felt did not quite fit well anymore.  They were not really serving the same purpose, in the same way as before.  Yet I had them because I … Continue reading

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Traversing the Social Tightrope

I am becoming an avid fan of Brené Brown, Ph.D. and I am currently reading her book Daring Greatly.  I find her to be down to earth and funny; a killer combination if you ask me.  I had an epiphany while … Continue reading

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The Undetermined Soul

In the vast space of my mind, I am many things; a writer, a dancer, a student of meditation, a nature lover, an animal lover, a musician, a storyteller, a photographer, an artist, a poetess and a philosopher.  I am … Continue reading

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By Grace and Gratitude

Every once in a while I become still and let the feeling of gratitude wash over me.  I allow myself to inhale the moment and then release it into the air; temporarily relinquishing my worries and fears.  I pause, to … Continue reading

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A Letter to my 17yr old Self

Recently, I was challenged to write a letter to my 17-year-old self, and this is what happened! Dear 17yr old self, Be sure to take care of yourself emotionally and physical.  I know boundaries were not properly modeled for you … Continue reading

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Mind Over Mountain

The initial physical therapist provided his unapologetic interpretation of my situation and physical condition, as I lay gasping in pain on the patient table.  His outlook was poor and his news was less than unpopular; he was absolutely positive my … Continue reading

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In Moments Like These

In moments like these, there are a million moments I wish I would have held onto; spent carefully.  I wish I had used time more wisely to make memories, instead of allowing the memories to make me.  I wish, I … Continue reading

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