Your First “No”

I almost cried in a session. I sat there listening to my client tell me how she said “no”. Her first “no”. This was the beginning of her confidence and trust building with herself. She could withstand the uncomfortableness and stand up for herself. Hallelujah

7 Types of (Unnecessary) Apologies

People pleasers are creative. They come up with all types of ways to say “I’m sorry.” They are so used to saying it that it just automatically shows up in their everyday interactions. I recently counted all the times and the different ways I brought in that dreaded “I’m sorry” into convos. You’d be amazed.

The 8 C’s – qualities of Strength, Stability and Resilience

In Internal Family Systems there is a concept called Self Energy. It’s a quality we all have and yet we lose access to it through our normal daily reactivities.  Self-Energy is basically a quality that allows us to feel like we know ourselves, our patterns, our blind-spots and our strengths. I like to call it True Self or even WiseContinue reading “The 8 C’s – qualities of Strength, Stability and Resilience”