Emotional triggers

Emotional triggers

An emotional trigger is the reopening of an emotional wound. In reality, it is any situation in life that arises, that is wrapped with fear and causes you to have a physiological response and experience psychological pain. I have a client who we will call Joe. Growing...
Working through fear

Working through fear

It has the power of a tornado, ripping through your thoughts and disheveling your mindset that you have worked so hard to achieve. You label yourself weak. It has a paralyzing venom that begins to infect your thoughts. You begin second guessing yourself, all of your...
Self-forgiveness equals freedom

Self-forgiveness equals freedom

There was a period in my life when I was literally haunted with thoughts of un-forgiveness towards myself. I would sabotage relationships instead of just speaking my truth and stepping out of them. There were a couple of times that I came UNGLUED and yelled at my son...
How to be the best version of YOU

How to be the best version of YOU

Self development, positive psychology and spiritual growth are what I live and breathe. I get paid to help people learn to believe in themselves, heal past emotional traumas, try on different beliefs as if it were this week’s new coat, and strive to evolve into their...
Stepping out of the comfort zone

Stepping out of the comfort zone

Stepping out of the comfort zone is necessary for true growth. No one really loves it, because it’s just not comfortable. Stretching yourself to do something you’ve never done, to say things that touch every vulnerable bone in your body and to stand up for your own...
Living in the present

Living in the present

My uncle Doug is battling pancreatic cancer. He and his family (my aunt and their son) came to California last week and I spent a few days with them. We laughed, cried, talked about his prognosis, reminisced and played in the sunshine. When it was time to say goodbye,...