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I’ve Got Good News and Bad News

When I went through my hypnotherapy training ten years ago, I learned a few surprising things about myself and my own mind that maybe you can relate to.   For example, has it ever felt like the harder you try to make something happen in your life, the further you seem...

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3 Ways to Be Emotionally Free

For the past twenty years, I have been driven by a deep inner calling to make a real and lasting impact on the lives of others. As is often the case, I have learned as much from my students as they have learned from me. I've discovered that a staggering number of men...

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Anxiety & Depression: My Personal Story

I know anxiety and depression, intimately. These are not topics I discuss from a distant, philosophical place. And while I never succumbed to medication, I came close a couple of times in my life. My introduction to depression came in my senior year of high school. It...

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What Does Your Body Language Say About You?

When I was a student at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, the closest thing they offered to a business degree in the night school program was a degree in Organizational Communication. We were taught how to communicate effectively within any organization - be it...

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The Shadow Side of Yoga

When I had my first introduction to yoga it was the most liberating experience I can remember. After my second experience with yoga, I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it was a pathway to freedom. Pretty soon after that, yoga and I were in a committed...

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Answering the Call

These are interesting times. We are all watching the collective shadow of humanity as it continues to emerge, bubbling to the surface after being suppressed and hidden from obvious view for hundreds, if not thousands of years. The work we are each being called to do,...

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We Are Our Habits

In my hypnotherapy training, we learned that our habits become so deeply ingrained in us they become integrated into our subconscious mind. Which is why it can feel so challenging sometimes to break those habits that don’t serve us, and cultivate those that do.  But...

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The Challenge Before Us

What if the current challenge before us, as a society, is to learn to see our brothers and sisters through the eyes of love… EVEN NOW.   I’m admittedly challenged by this right now. I think if we're being honest with ourselves, we all are.   I know that in my personal...

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The Awkward Spiritual Journey

Inspired by a conversation we had one time, a friend once gave me a dish towel that says, “I meditate, I do yoga, I chant…and I still want to smack someone.”   Yup. I’ve been there. More than I care to admit.   I remember during one of my yoga teacher trainings a...

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2 Steps to a Vibrant, Radiant Life

In my work with private clients, a prominent theme is movement. Sometimes, as homework, I tell them to find creative ways to move their bodies: By going for a walk, taking a bike ride, going for a swim, practicing yoga—some form of physical movement every day....

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What To Do When Life Throws Your A Curve Ball

We all have our visions for the future. We assume our lives are going to look a certain way. Some of us very specifically envision it, intend it, and put a whole lot of effort in to manifesting it. It's great when, co-creating with life, it all comes to fruition. But...

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