Releasing the Need to Please

Is there a downside to people pleasing?   People pleasing is an adaptive pattern.  It is usually unconscious and while it may seem to have many benefits, it also has…

6-Step Process for Mindfully Healing Painful Emotions

There are moments in life that are frustrating, confusing, scary, and difficult to endure.  There are other times where we feel negative emotions like anger, loneliness, jealous, anxiety, and fear….

Seeking Light and Shadow

Almost 10 years ago, I was introduced to an approach to psychological growth that continues to change my life. This approach and the practices I’ve learned, gave me more confidence,…