From Butterfly: Surrender to Change

At the fire walk retreat I attended a few week ago, we were reminded of the incredible process of metamorphosis that a caterpillar must go through in order to become a butterfly. Ever since, I’ve been seeing butterflies everywhere. Or maybe I’m just now paying a lot more attention. Butterfly’s story is this… After hatching from…

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The Fire of Transformation

It wasn’t even two years ago that I failed a simple 6-minute walking test with my physical therapist. A few weekends ago, I walked across fire. I’d wanted to experience this since I first learned that fire walks were a thing, but since I was having a hard enough time walking on the ground at the time, I didn’t…

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Show Up Anyway

Between making some upgrades in my business and resigning from a part-time teaching job, I’d put a lot of faith in my ability to be more consistent than I’ve ever been in the 9+ years I’ve been doing this work. So when I found myself struggling to come up with my weekly blog post last…

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3 Surprising Ways Your Pets Can Make You Happier

When your pets are calm and well-behaved, you don’t need convincing of their positive impact on your life. They provide years of companionship and show you the meaning of unconditional love. They keep you anchored in daily routines and give you someone to care for. Studies have shown that having animals can even bring physical benefits like lowering our blood pressure,…

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10 Years After Molly

I didn’t think I’d survive it when I came home to find my cat, Molly, lying lifeless on the bathroom floor. She was only 4 years old, and despite a couple of frantic weeks spent trying to heal her from a sudden-onset autoimmune condition, losing her just wasn’t on my radar. I was newly divorced, working a…

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