Consciousness is nourishment – SASSY SUNDAY – 24 of 52

Hey everyone! Reverend SASSY SHORTS is here and I am listening. Listening. To what? To this very moment. I invite you to join me. . . For years, my closest friends have observed, sometimes with admiration, sometimes with polite impatience and sometimes with amazement – that I am the slowest eater EVER. I remember when … More Consciousness is nourishment – SASSY SUNDAY – 24 of 52

A mantra symbol for handling digestive issues which are triggered by trauma #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

I just created this mantra symbol for managing emotional flashbacks and digestive issues which are really common among people who have CPTSD/ CPTSR/ severe codependency. … More A mantra symbol for handling digestive issues which are triggered by trauma #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

The most important thing to look for in a conscious community SASSY SUNDAY 22 of 52

The ONE thing to look for in any transformational group or organization is . . . evidence of true transformation. You want to see that both the leaders and the people who’ve been members for awhile are actually experiencing authentic changes in their lives. Look around, ask the members, read testimonials, see for yourself. … More The most important thing to look for in a conscious community SASSY SUNDAY 22 of 52

I just received this gorgeous letter

A few days ago, a woman whom I had never met reaches out to me at Instagram. Turns out she’s from Vienna and she’s a close friend of my dear friend Natascha. Her name is Heidi. She tagged me in a comment and “casually” mentioned that my book SANCTUARY changed her life. I was physically … More I just received this gorgeous letter

Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but …

Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but … Hiding my truth is way too fucking exhausting. Plus, expressing my truth attracts my true peeps to me. A few people recently left my Instagram page because my messages pushed their buttons. My messages are about radical self-acceptance and self-love. They’re about … More Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but …

the good stuff AND the hard stuff at Joy-Based Living

It’s hard to feel joyful when inner shackles keep you small. That’s why I’m so dedicated to helping people set themselves free! This video explains some of the hard stuff that’s part of the journey. The first rule in the art of war is to know thine enemy. But what if the enemy is you? … More the good stuff AND the hard stuff at Joy-Based Living

We negotiated for JOY as we restructured our new podcast schedule – here’s our live example #lioness #teamwork Episode 54

Episode 54 Negotiating was the theme for episode 54. Negotiating for Joy, negotiating a new normal and even negotiating a new podcast schedule! Today, Michele and I literally walk you through the process of negotiating for the things we truly wanted for ourselves, in order to contribute to the world. This is a gem of … More We negotiated for JOY as we restructured our new podcast schedule – here’s our live example #lioness #teamwork Episode 54

Presencing ourselves – a few different processes we enjoy #lioness Episode 50

Tonight’s podcast was number #50!! While Michele and I wanted to jump and down with Joy for reaching the 50th episode, yet, we felt tender and wanted to revel in a space of presencing. So… we did. We shared two different types of meditations, one from fellow Joy Based Living member, Claudia Dose and Debbie also lead an embodiment meditation. They were both so nice! Talk about self-care. Please listen and feed your soul. Please note, if you are driving, you may not want to wait play this particular one. Just saying! … More Presencing ourselves – a few different processes we enjoy #lioness Episode 50

Elizabeth Gilbert on Mario Martinez: BEWARE OF TRIBAL SHAME!

I read this about 5 years ago and found it to be so helpful that I read it every few months and send it to all my clients. Liz is the author of Eat Pray Love and other great books. She had just learned about Mario Martinez’ work around the same time I did. Elizabeth … More Elizabeth Gilbert on Mario Martinez: BEWARE OF TRIBAL SHAME!

Assumptions, boundaries and speaking up for yourself – Episode 36 #lioness #quarantine

Episode 36 In this episode, Michele and I delve into the topics of assumptions, boundaries and speaking up for yourself. We also engage the topic of domestic violence at different levels and talk about inclusive compassion as well as the difficulty of this topic. Then we dig deep and acknowledge our spirituality as well as … More Assumptions, boundaries and speaking up for yourself – Episode 36 #lioness #quarantine