On Being a Mother

On Being a Mother

As another Mother’s Day rolls around, I first want to extend my spirit-felt blessings to mothers everywhere. Although we set aside a single day to focus attention on how very special mothers are, motherhood is something that stays with you every day of your life, and you all deserve to be celebrated, cherished, and loved for your Sacred Feminine self every moment.

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In Search of the Ultimate Love Affair

In Search of the Ultimate Love Affair

Learning to love oneself can be challenging for those of us who have been taught the opposite. I thought self-care was selfish. My self-talk to describe myself was cynical, mean, and sarcastic. I thought that was normal. No one told me that I could be strong and how to fight my own demons. So I became excellent at blaming and ultimately became a victim of all I was taught was done wrong to me. 

Know this, my sisters: self-love--the ultimate relationship you have with yourself--is pivotal. It is possible to embody self-love.

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What if...

What if...

As we approach the end of another year, I feel like it’s a perfect opportunity to look ahead. I am motivated by the emergence of the #MeToo movement. I am energized by the growing awareness among women and men regarding the abuses that have been perpetrated on females around the world. I feel like I need to step up and back at the same time and consider the misguided and misogynistic ideas about how women should look and be in the world and consider “what if...”

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#MeToo

#MeToo

For the last two weeks, the internet has been flooded with #MeToo. Our voices are rising with stories of abuse, trauma, and persistent inequality. The stories aren’t new. They aren’t surprising. 

Sisters, we are embarking on a revolution. This #MeToo movement offers us an enormous opportunity for change. Countless conversations, speeches, demonstrations, and other efforts are underway. And this is just the beginning. Let us harken in a turning of the tide.

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I'm sorry... Or am I?

I'm sorry... Or am I?

Some of us may have looked for approval and love in the wrong places, with the wrong people. Others may have soothed our insecurities with food, drugs, or alcohol. We acquired a pattern of either putting ourselves second and doing what was asked of us – or feeling guilty that we couldn’t – followed up with a profuse apology.

Can you think of the times you’ve said sorry and take the blame for, just being you?

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