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Mental Toughness vs Emotional Toughness

Mental Toughness vs Emotional Toughness

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen   What if happiness isn’t about toughening up emotionally but rather about toughening up mentally? When I was younger, I used to get cold sores on my lips 2-3 times a year. For a kid, it was social suicide and I dreaded that initial...

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Soul Mates and Soul Contracts

Soul Mates and Soul Contracts

In the midst of a global pandemic, political, public and planetary disruption, my family and I managed to find a pocket of profound peace, love and joy this week when we met our sister we never knew we had.  A recent DNA test revealed a sister of 47 years abandoned in...

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Are You Taking on the Suffering of the World?

Are You Taking on the Suffering of the World?

Hopeless. Discouraged. Helpless.  These are the words my clients, students and readers are using to describe how they feel recently. Also, “Terrified to my bones.” “Suffocating, heavy and exhausted.” “Waves of deep sadness arising out of nowhere.” One thing I’ve...

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When Everyone Else Seems Happy Except You

When Everyone Else Seems Happy Except You

Following my appearance and interview on ABC, a friend I haven’t heard from in years sent me this facebook message:Before we get into happiness, it’s important to know two things about me: As a professional writer for major media outlets, I know how to craft a story...

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When the world is too much…

When the world is too much…

Lately, I’ve been stumbling forward like a zombie in an emotional daze. It’s just one big hit right after another. My man and I recently had our hearts crushed due to a family member’s choices and actions. It felt like someone we love reached deep within our soul and...

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Dear Overwhelmed Sensitive Soul

Dear Overwhelmed Sensitive Soul

Dear Overwhelmed, Sensitive Soul, Is the world too much for you these days?  Feel the suffering of our collective humanity deep in your being?  Your own family and loved ones getting on your nerves? There’s no escape, is there? I know.  I hear you. I feel...

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The Spiritual Call of Covid-19

The Spiritual Call of Covid-19

The COVID-19 epidemic is testing many of us. Not just the virus itself, but more so, the drama that we create around it and the stories we tell about it (true or not).  The virus in and of itself is nothing more than a living organism that wants to...

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How to stop being so sensitive

How to stop being so sensitive

Photo by Cristian Newman I remember visiting my sister’s house in my mid-twenties. My family had flown out there from different parts of the country for a holiday reunion. Early one morning, my mom, dad and sisters were gathered in the kitchen having coffee and...

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