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1 March 2016
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Self Worth
Women
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Define Beauty

How do you define beauty?   When someone asks you what a beautiful woman or handsome man looks like what picture do you conjure in your mind?   For most of us we go with the culture’s definition of beauty.   This is detrimental for most of us because our culture has a very narrow definition and most […]


25 February 2016
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Influence of the Father

I had the privilege of attending a seminar about the influence of the Father.  The speaker was talking about the influence of our Earthly and Heavenly Father.  The speaker encouraged the attendees to write a list describing our earthly father (i.e. dad); then the speaker asked us to write another list describing our relationship with […]


13 February 2016
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Self Worth
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6 Common Myths About Counselors

Over the past 13 years I have encountered some interesting myths about counselors.  When I meet people in a social setting I am often reluctant to tell them what I do for a living.  Of course just like a medical doctor I get some strange questions from people I meet.   In this blog I thought […]


7 January 2016
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Self Worth
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Other People’s Expectations

Are you letting other people’s expectations control you?  Take some time and reflect on your life.  What is the source behind the motivation of your next big purchase?  What inspired your new goal?  Are you making a decision today because it is to satisfy some internal longing or to do what others expect of you? […]


14 November 2015
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YOU Have To Love Yourself

The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself. – Sahaj Kohli Such a powerful reminder that no matter who you invite into your life, no matter how much their love soothes the pains of the past, you still have to make it a priority to love yourself. […]


9 July 2015
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Mean Girl

I was so intrigued when I heard the term coined “Inner Mean Girl”.  There has been a lot of conversation (and rightfully so) about bullies on the “playground”, but as women we can be the biggest bully and the meanest to ourselves.  We are often comparing ourselves to the woman next door, over-critical about our […]


26 June 2015
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Self Worth
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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Safety

Once someone has obtained physiological needs, the next step up in Maslow’s hierarchy is to achieve safety.  Safety refers to physical, psychological and spiritual stability.  The ladies that enter the program that I work for usually do not have safety upon entering, but do after completion of the program.  When checking to see if someone […]


24 June 2015
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Self Worth
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F.E.A.R.

The F.E.A.R. acronym that I grew up to was Fudge Everything and Run (non-explicit version).  It was plain and simple… run and hide from anything that was hard and possibly life transforming.  After all, I was comfortable in my bubble of no hurt or pain.  Was I being realistic though?  Of course not!  Who can […]

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