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Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Video Blog with Kayla Burger

This morning, I was so honored to be contacted by Kayla Burger, a lifestyles Video blogger.  Yesterday she posted a video blog on the topic of Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks and referenced some of my writing.  I found her … Continue reading

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Lessons on Loneliness

I have had many conversations with fellow mystics on the topic of loneliness. As mystics we ARE different from the norm, usually pretty far-left of center. Many find it difficult to relate to or understand us. Others are hesitant to … Continue reading

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Surviving Midlife – New online course!

Surviving Midlife – guidance and support for women through the sometimes treacherous journey from childbirth to birthing themselves. 12 self-paced online lessons with instructor guidance and support. Only $66.00!!!! Somewhere between the ages of 35 and 45, (and which continues … Continue reading

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It’s Not That They Don’t Love Me – It’s That They Don’t Love Themselves

There is nothing more healing than the startling realization that a deeply imbedded emotional wound has always and forever been based in a lie. Here the wound was the fear that I am not/was not loved.  The realization is that … Continue reading

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Why I’m Choosing Prozac

  Trauma A creeping sensation crawling up the length of my spine, Arriving at the base of my skull, Gripping my head like a vice, Wrapping its tentacles around my ears and jaw, Pain creeping over the top of my … Continue reading

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How the “Unholy Masculine” is Killing Us.

I want to be clear, right from the start, this blog is NOT about men and it is not against men. This blog is about a characteristic and behavior pattern of Western culture that I have come to call “the … Continue reading

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The Causes of Teenage Suicide

The topic of teenage suicide has been high on my list of concerns since the first of two suicides of girls my daughter’s age in the seventh grade. Six of my children’s peers have committed suicide in the same number … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks – the Devil Inside (Part I)

Panic Attacks – the Devil Inside (Part I) On Saturday, June 13th I had three full-blown panic attacks, the third so debilitating I was not able to drive myself and my son home from a shopping trip 30 miles from … Continue reading

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Before Psychotherapy

Today’s blog explores the ancient mentoring practices that preceded modern-day psychotherapy, still exist today and in many ways are more effective than traditional therapy. Life before Freud I know it is hard to believe, but psychology was not born with … Continue reading

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Rude Awakenings – the Birth of a Superhero

Rude Awakenings – the Birth of a Superhero This post is an addendum to the Superhero gathering of Monday, August 11, 2014.  In addition to exploring the question about world changes, the shift, etc. the topic of the Superhero Awakening … Continue reading

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