10 Tips for Body Confidence in the Bedroom

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Whether you’ve been with your partner three times or 300 times, had two dates or 20, getting naked in front of another can be a conflict-ridden experience. Heck, getting naked in front of a mirror can be a conflict-ridden experience. We may try to convince our partner that sex is more intimate with the lights […]

Free To Be Me: Awareness, Acceptance and Action

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Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. —Buddhist saying I am a psychotherapist. I have the sacred privilege of witnessing the process of growth and transformation in my clients. It is holy work as I watch my clients move beyond limiting beliefs and learn to live more masterfully. My hope for them is that they become […]

How To Deal With Criticism Well: 25 Reasons To Embrace It

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“Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” ~Aristotle At the end of the day, when I feel completely exhausted, oftentimes it has nothing to do with all the things I’ve done. It’s not a consequence of juggling multiple responsibilities and projects. It’s not my body’s way of […]

Nine Ways to Open Your Heart to Joy

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The greatest gift you can give yourself is joy, not only because of the feeling that goes with it at the moment, but because of the magnificent experience it will draw to you. It will produce wonders in your life. -Jack Boland Joy springs from within; no one makes you joyous; you choose joyfulness. —Anonymous […]

Find the Courage to Be Yourself

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We all have flashes of inspiration. Sometimes they appear as quiet whispers in the night, as fleeting thoughts in the morning shower or as huge “a-ha!” moments. The question is: Are you giving enough attention to the clues that your inner voice is sending? How can you get more attuned to the inner directives? Here […]

Lift Yourself Up To Root Down: How Yoga Can Help You Stay Grounded

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Close your eyes. Take a deep breath and clear your mind. Now imagine you are on top of a mountain. Look around you; you can see all that surrounds you. Look up and see an endless sky. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and feel it cleanse your entire being. Now imagine that you are […]

The Magic In You

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“We don’t see things as they are we see them as we are.” -Anais Nin “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust When my kids were in elementary school parents and their children were invited to hear a motivational speaker whose name I have […]