Category Archives: Empowerment

FEAR – The Other Four Letter F Word

FEAR...the OTHER four letter F word. I'm reflecting today about how crippling fear is, how it keeps us repeating patterns that don't serve us in truly stepping into living with complete integrity towards ourselves and our true nature. Whether that be in our personal lives, relationships or career choices. Largely based on past events, we…
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How Relationships Mirror Self Worth

Self Worth. Sometimes your greatest teachers in life had no idea what they taught you. Especially those who treated you the worst. The day you said, "I deserve much better that this" was the day you graduated from their class. I have a handful of gals in my world that are all going through some…
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She Lay There, Her Heart Spilling its Contents…

  Not a typical type of post for me. It came to me this morning while reflecting about this last year, the years preceding and where I am now. Perhaps it speaks to you. XOXO Love Jackie She lay there, her heart spilling its contents on the shower floor. The pain too much to bare, gut…
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If Nothing Changes…Nothing Changes

This is not meant to be a "motivational pep talk", I'm no cheerleader, I'm afraid. As a matter of fact I've grown a tad bit weary of the overly enthusiastic "RA RA", always think positive "pom-pom wielding" peeps. Today, I'm here to stir your pot, and as a matter of fact I've just completed a long pot…
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How Your Body affects Your Mind

 Soul and body, I suggest, react sympathetically upon each other.” Aristotle This is a topic that excites the hell out of me, the implications are so insanely powerful. We know that our psychology affects our physiology, chemical changes occur in our bodies as a result of how we choose to perceive the events of our lives…
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How Procrastinating is Robbing You From the Present Moment

  I did it. I finally did it. The one thing I have been putting off for weeks, I faced and I did it. And...I am sooooooooo relieved. It was just an email. Seems like no big deal, right? Yet, I procrastinated for weeks. The dread of writing it, trying to find the right words and carrying…
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Be Careful What You Ask For!

I've got a ton of thoughts swirling in my head these days, and as always the people, places and things in my life continue to bring my attention to how very much the universe is indeed conspiring in our favor and...how very powerful the act of setting an intention is. The challenge here being is that "when…
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A Thing or Two About Self Sabotage

  Old habits die hard... Is this the year that you have committed to improving your health and well-being? Is a career change that is more in line with your purpose part of your vision for yourself? Maybe you've decided to further your education, take your business to the next level? You are excited for the…
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A Former Victim’s Account of Dropping the Blame Card

 Written By:  Wendy Parry "Everything happens for a reason" “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” “Every experience gains you knowledge for the future” “Timing is everything.” These are quotes that I have used in my own life several times. Words that I swore I practiced in my everyday life.  I considered myself to be…
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Steven Tyler – The Mother of All Infatuations (for me)

I grew up in the 80's - a product of punk, Valley Girls, head bangers and preppy culture. My music tastes were diverse; Duran Duran, Madonna, Guns and Roses, INXS, The Cure and Aerosmith. I liked it all...the 80's were an awesome time. Late 80's I met a boy on summer vacation while visiting my…
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