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Are You Letting Guilt and Shame Suck Up All the Fun?

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Are You Letting Guilt and Shame Suck Up All the Fun?

I was reeling in the chaos that is a crowded children’s shoe store on a Sunday afternoon when I had a surprising moment of clarity I had to let the thick clouds of mom guilt subside first, but once I did, my mood improved drastically as a result. It was a bit touch and go there for a second.

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What You Need to Know About Trauma & Facing Your Fears

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What You Need to Know About Trauma & Facing Your Fears

You say to yourself, “feel the fear and do it anyway," and suddenly you freeze. Your heart is racing, your breath is shallow, and you're sweating. You can't do it, but everyone and their brother says you can. You are terrified... and ashamed on top of it all. What's going on? 

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Are You Caught in a Fear Trap?

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Are You Caught in a Fear Trap?

I had already announced to friends and family that I would be leaving my deeply deplorable job in a blaze of glory when I got the phone call from Mrs. New-Dream-Job-Boss:

"I'm sorry to tell you, we've decided to go with someone else."

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Three Ways to Cultivate Trust in Yourself

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Three Ways to Cultivate Trust in Yourself

We are constantly evaluating and thinking our way in and out of relationships, jobs, agreements, projects, and situations. 

What if you could balance your skills of logic and left-brained thinking with a more intuitive, instinctual way of knowing that could reaffirm your trust in yourself, your choices, and your relationships? Below are just a few tips to get started…

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How to Make Angst Work for You

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How to Make Angst Work for You

Angst, fear, jealousy, anxiety— these emotions and the stories that accompany them become much lighter and more manageable when we acknowledge and become conscious to them. It requires patience, but this kind of presence and awareness is available to everyone, everywhere, any time. 

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