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The Needs and Desires Deck Aug 04, 2021

The Needs and Desires deck, like the others, may stand alone or work in tandem with the others: identifying, naming, and validating needs and desires that may have been effectively suppressed, belittled, or ignored for a lifetime. Engaging these cards enables the practitioner to have a meaningful...

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Launch Day for my 30-day crowd-funding project Jul 06, 2021

7 AM.  A moment that has been months in the making: I am launching my Kickstarter!  

Here is the link: https://bit.ly/JoyfulKickstarter

Yes, I've beta-tested it with family, friends, colleagues, and clients. Whew!  Excited. Proud of myself and my creative team....

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Why you need this 4-Deck Clarity Card Collection Jun 30, 2021

Ah, the sweet sensation of true clarity.
That’s what Joyful Healing Clarity Cards are all about.
The number of people seeking professional support from healers of all kinds has skyrocketed alongside a rising tide of emotional, physical, and mental health issues.
 
A central...
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How the Joyful Healing Clarity Cards Collection Works Jun 28, 2021

About 8 years ago I was gifted with two decks of cards (used in Nonviolent Communication, aka NVC, to identify feelings and needs), and I integrated them successfully in my healing sessions with my clients. I redesigned the cards to better suit my clients and added two additional decks to...
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Travel Delays: Stuck at the Airport and How to Cope Apr 29, 2021

A long day to nowhere!  Sunday morning after visiting family for a week, I arrived at a small airport in Florida, ready to return home. But, that didn't happen. At least, not that day.

Three times we lined up and passed through the gate, found our seats, loaded our overhead bins, and buckled...

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Sweeping Feb 05, 2021

I was just sweeping my floors. I wasn’t sweeping them to clean my house, though that’s a nice side benefit. I was sweeping as a prayer...as medicine...to ground myself...to soothe my anxiety.

On New Year’s day, a friend had created a sacred time to tap into our intentions for...

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Offering gratitude to 2020 Dec 31, 2020

Time to reflect and offer my gratitude to 2020. I have lived through it, that's a big win. I offer my sweet prayers of transition for those who passed on, with deep empathy and condolence for those that carry a weighted emptiness missing these loved ones.

2020 has turned us inside out, vulnerable,...

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