Taking My Power Back After Sexual Assault

A while ago, I wrote about how sex has changed for me since my sexual assault, and more recently how I can finally see that I will eventually find my way back to normal.But Monday night, I had another emotional breakdown, completely out of nowhere....more

You and only you are in control responsible for your life!

The most powerful truth that I have assimilated into my being helping me to be the person that I am today is so surprisingly simple. Yes, so simple yet so hard for me to believe, actually strongly resisting that idea that I am in control of my life. Instead I'd rather give all my power to anyone but me! How many times I would say or think I had to do something, I had no choice, not accepting personal responsibility for my life. Accepting this truth, living your life being accountable releases you power focusing on your attention on your intentions....more

How-To Tuesday: Starting Your Own Yoga Practice

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Living with non attachment is a freeing step to living your best life!

In the past I've struggled with what it means to live without attachment. Does it mean that you don't care, that you have no feelings, no love for others. I understand the part of living without attachment to things, which I found very hard to do, but at first I couldn't grasp what was meant by non attachment in relation to people. Then finally I understood, the fog lifted, illuminating for me the true meaning of non attachment. It just means to be free of holding on to any emotion, situation, thoughts, longer than the present moment through awareness and mindfulness....more
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Beyond Money and Power - a new set of values

Lately I have been experiencing a ground swell of desire for a new way to be and live. I expect to see this from my clients, however I am seeing it in places and people I would not expect.Arianna Huffington shares her thoughts about redefining success in her new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder. Instead of focusing solely on money and power she calls us to look to a third metric centered on the quality of our lives....more

Choose Again

"Making decisions is easy. You just make it and if it doesn't work out, you make another one."A friend and I were walking our dogs when she laid that piece of wisdom on me. As a chronic fence-sitter, I was stunned by the simplicity of the statement. It made such complete sense, but it never seems like that to me at the crunch of decision time. I so easily become mired down in cost-benefit analyses and contingency planning. I want things to be perfect, or at least predictable, before I make a decision. Really, I want a guarantee of the best-case scenario. But that's a trap....more
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