The real secret of healing…

The real secret of healing…

Our healing is not linear: it’s a windy, twisty spiral that invites healing of each little part of ourself along the way, one part at a time. This is always so interesting to me, because “what’s wrong” or “what’s bothering us” is seldom what’s actually wrong, or...
How to Face Your biggest Competition: Yourself

How to Face Your biggest Competition: Yourself

Stop focusing on being perfect; start focusing on being yourself.  We disguise our crushing fear of failure as a drive to be absolutely perfect. 90% of the time, that desire to be perfect is what holds us back and prevents us from experiencing the success we want in...
How to stop apologizing for how you feel

How to stop apologizing for how you feel

Recently I went to a Dolly Parton tribute show at a local dive bar; when one lovely singer covered “Down From Dover,” there were many tears coming from many eyes around me – and almost immediately, people started apologizing for those tears. Why does that...
You Alone Are Enough

You Alone Are Enough

“You alone are enough.” The first time someone said those words to me I was 28. I’d never heard them, and had no idea how to receive them. So I was inclined not to believe them.  For a lot of years, I’d been told a lot of myths – myths I’d come to believe. Myths...
How to Actually Love Yourself

How to Actually Love Yourself

Self-love.  For a solid year and a half, it seemed that every time I turned around, picked up a magazine, opened a book, looked at Instagram (which – let’s be honest –  was startlingly often), I was reading something about the importance of self-love.  And...