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On Loneliness

  It is … only in the state of complete abandonment and loneliness that we experience the helpful powers of our own natures. ”   Carl Jung;  Modern Man in Search of a Soul   Much of my life I spent locked in the cage of a deep and pervasive loneliness. It did not matter […]

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Trauma & Healing

The Power of Our Imagination

A person’s ability to imagine is a potent source of power that every person alive possesses. We may believe that our imagination has been displaced by pain and trauma or that we no longer have access to it, if indeed we had any to start. Or, we may be operating on the assumption that we need to think […]

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Spirituality

Unraveling Ourselves

“Unraveling external selves and coming home to our real identity is the true meaning of soul work.” Sue Monk Kidd There is so much to be done in the unraveling department. The good news is that once true unraveling begins, one starts to feel lighter and lighter. The heavy weight of pain and confusion begins […]

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Manifest Me Healthy | Trauma & Healing

Backwards Thinking

The sun streamed through the kitchen window this morning, it’s warm inviting tendrils wrapping themselves around me like a lost lover. The relief I felt, the fullness of my appreciation for what I had been missing and the cavernous desire to take in as much of its energy as I could was  not dissimilar to the way I felt when […]

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Manifest Me Healthy | Trauma & Healing

One More Hour of Peace

On the mend from dental work performed last week, I’ve been  feeling a bit blue and lethargic. The gloomy weather hasn’t helped a bit! This morning, after three days of antibiotics I felt just enough better to force myself into motion. It’s difficult to know for certain whether it’s better to rest, or to move. I […]

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Manifest Me Healthy | Spirituality | Trauma & Healing

Gut It Out

Sometimes it just takes guts. Sometimes we can’t think our way to a solution. We can’t whine our way to the answer. We can’t emote our way to healing. Sometimes it just takes guts and putting one foot in front of the other and doing the thing we think we cannot do, facing that thing […]

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