Posts tagged holistic counseling
The Power in Grief

December for me was a month for befriending grief. Experiencing grief isn’t a new experience for me but the intention to which I chose to dive in to it was. Leaning in to and expressing my grief has been a powerful catalyst for growth, and in allowing the grief to move through me there continues to be what I deem as sacred space created within me to continue to move toward my truth with conviction and reverence.

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Reflections On Showing Up

I often wonder what the world would be like if we all could just be who we wanted to be. If we all could do what we wanted to do. If we all found solid gold within our being.

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Your Body, Emotions, and Unconscious Beliefs

“How do emotions show up in the body?” 

I hear this question all the time. There is no generalized answer as you and your associated stories are complex. Often it is not just emotions but unconscious belief systems, patterning, and sometimes trauma all wound together affecting the shape of your body, how you feel, and how you show up. There are classic responses to your emotions from the endocrine, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and nervous systems that can cause obvious reactions such as tension, flushed skin, or butterflies in the stomach. For many, however, the process is not so cut and dry. Emotional repression is all too common in our society and those emotions can and often do manifest in other physical ways to get our attention. 

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