Meandering Thoughts

How to experience relief through self-love and self-connection. Nov 17, 2022

Yesterday I had a client session where the relevance and need for self-acceptance and self-compassion surfaced as an aspect of the healing process. It reminded me of a time I had to deal with that lesson myself.


Years ago, I coordinated a symposium in my community, Compassion in Action...

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Loving Self-Compassion as Self-Care Aug 28, 2021

In the August 11th session of the Joyful Wisdom Inner Circle, our focus was self-compassion through loving-kindness.

 As we gave examples of kindness we'd recently witnessed, some keywords we mentioned included: giving, generosity of time, attentiveness, heart-warming, connection,...

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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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No place for hooks to land Mar 19, 2021

When I come into this place of self-acceptance, then people's hooks of criticism, their projections, they can't land in me anymore. Because what I have come to realize is that hooks and triggers come from our unconscious place where we are not yet fully in love with ourselves. So as we can open...

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Spread the Love Feb 12, 2021

I believe there is a wellspring of love available for us all. Love is not finite, though somehow it can feel scarce when it comes to loving ourselves. How much does the critic in our head speak up louder and faster than the voice of self-acceptance and self-love.…

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