The Power of Sacred Space

Recently my landlord asked if my workspace partner, hypnotherapist and crystal bowl facilitator, Becky Shanks, and I would be willing to move into a different office space in our building. When I told him that we loved our space, he said, “Well I hate to raise your...

6 Reasons Why It’s Awesome to Be an Empath

  A lot is being written about how overwhelming it can be to be an empath, and there is truth to that ~ if you allow there to be. But being an empath is a gift, truly ~ one that can help you to understand the world that you live in much more fully and that can...

Pearled Wisdom

I’ve chosen intentional words for the last few years and they have proven to be very powerful for me. In 2015, “expansion” brought me a business coach, a healing space, and huge growth in both my personal life and practice. In 2016, “activation” brought me even more...

Living in Your “YES!”

For those of us who are sensitive, boundaries can mean tricky business… An effective early step in working with boundaries* is to begin to understand our own energetic and physical bodies and what feels good to us. Most empaths, sensitives and people who have...

Is This Even Mine?

So many of us carry around the weight of others and we don’t even realize it. We may wake up feeling great and then notice that our mood quickly shifts once we walk into our office or the grocery store. It may even shift from something we see on line or from the news....

Superpowers Activate!

For most of my life, I knew I was sensitive. Throughout those years, I equated sensitivity with weakness, pain, overwhelm, anxiety and confusion. I hated being sensitive, and I did my best to mask it and push it down. I did whatever I could to NOT be sensitive. I...
Releasing the Bondage of Toxic Shame

Releasing the Bondage of Toxic Shame

Recently it’s been brought to my attention that my “openness” can be uncomfortable to others at times. It provoked an interesting reflection for me, since I spent most of my life buried in secrets. I remember even as a young child thinking that I needed to keep...

When You Stay Stuck in a Story…

…you give your power away. Truth be told, most of us love a good story. An account well-told captivates us; it brings us together and allows us to feel solidarity and connection with others. In fact, a catchy story played over and over in our own heads can be just as...

Embracing the Skeleton in the Closet

On the physical plane, the body is the home. Not only is it the residence within which we dwell, it is a physical reflection of our experience here. Every cell, every gene shares a message with us about our experience, our passions, our fears, our everything… We were...

Eliciting Intimacy

When I set the intention to journey into more intimacy in all of my relationships, I wasn’t certain what that would mean for me and others in my life. A part of me thought that I would be met with wide-open arms, and in some instances that was the case. A few of my...