The POWER of choice

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I  “suffered” with bouts of depression for most of my teenage years and on and off through my 20’s, 30’s and early 40’s. What I now understand is that my depression was simply anger turned inward.  I happened to be angry for all kinds of reasons: because I didn’t get the attention I wanted; I was made to do things I really didn’t want to and made to feel quite powerless; I was told how I “should” be, or that how…

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Creating a life YOU love!

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What would you attempt to be, do or have if you knew that you were guaranteed to be successful?                                                                         And who decides what success is anyway? I’ve been thinking about how many times in my life I have allowed fear (False Evidence Appearing Real)…

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Feeling Thankful…

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  Today is my Mothers 82nd birthday! I feel truly blessed to still have her around. I am even more grateful for the roads we have travelled to get here today! We read the same books, enjoy talking about life, spirituality  and health. It wasn’t always this way… At one point we lived in the same house and hardly spoke to each other for about a year… I thought she was controlling and manipulative, she thought I was heading down…

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Toxic Niceness

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Our beliefs inform our actions and choices at a deep, unconscious level. Most of these beliefs are formed between 5-7 yrs of age. For example, we’re taught from a very early age that being nice is a virtue. From the time we were infants, our parents told us to “be nice”, to be polite, to share, and to be considerate and kind. we develop an internal frame of reference (belief) about how a “good/nice” person thinks and behaves. For the most part, it’s…

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