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Self Compassion

During a recent counselling session I described how one of my kiddos is having serious behavioral issues. I said I was completely lost and didn’t know what to do. I felt like a failure of a mother for obviously not doing something I was supposed to, there had to be something I forgot to check […]

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My Therapist Says I Need An Imaginary Friend

According to Wikipedia: Self-compassion is extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. It’s a warm and sunny afternoon this Wednesday. The birds are chirping, the house is quiet and I have been enjoying some delicious and much needed coffee. I started my morning off with getting the kids up and ready for […]

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It’s A Grey Thing

On my 27th birthday I found my first grey hair. My hair was long (almost to my butt) at the time, which is usually how long I have it. This hair was white as snow and it was the full length! How did it sneak in there without me seeing it? I thought it was […]

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Forgiveness

Quote Of The Week #5 “Forgiveness is man’s deepest need and highest achievement.“ –Horace Bushnell Forgiveness. I just want to say that forgiveness isn’t always an easy thing to achieve but once you figure out how to reach this accomplishment it is a very useful tool. Self-forgiveness is another thing all together lol. I have […]

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Giving Myself Permission

I wrote this a week ago and I was holding onto it because I really wasn’t sure if I wanted to share it. The fact is that this is something I really struggle with. I find it hard to give myself permission for a lot of things. Even something as simple as sitting down for […]