Why Self Love?

When I talk about self love, I’m talking about developing your relationship with – and to – your Self. But what is the Self? Who is the self? And why develop that relationship? Here’s what I believe, and what my life and work have shown me: The Self is the unique, beautiful piece of youContinue reading “Why Self Love?”

From Fear to Honesty

What if instead of fearing that the truth might break you, you considered it might break you open? SMD What does honesty have to do with my fears? Lots. First of all, for a long time, honesty wasn’t part of my life. Now, don’t get me wrong – I was a “good girl” and IContinue reading “From Fear to Honesty”

The Other Side of Fear

The other side of fear … that’s where we left off. I think we decided it’s a lot more complicated and rich with information than it may seem. In terms of the Hero’s Journey, once we walk through the cave, we face greater challenges and obstacles before finally coming upon the ultimate battle, what CampbellContinue reading “The Other Side of Fear”

Codependency (Part 1)

Codependency is a term many of us have heard, and even joke about, especially with how much time we’ve been spending with our partners during this interminable pandemic. “Ugh, I’ve become totally codependent on my wife to bring me coffee every morning.” Look, we even joke at home about how our dog and my husbandContinue reading “Codependency (Part 1)”

People Pleasing is Complicated.

If you follow me on Instagram (@power.place.purpose), you know that I have been writing about people pleasing this week. It’s important to me to talk about, because I think it’s one of those topics that people are familiar with, and that we all generally have an understanding of, but that is deceiving in its simplicity.Continue reading “People Pleasing is Complicated.”