The tool that saved, changed, and transformed my life
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The tool that saved, changed, and transformed my life

The tool that changed my life wasn’t my Yoga practice, my vegan diet, or my studies in Psychology Marketing, and Nutrition. (Although all of them were supportive.) It wasn’t the partner, the coach, therapist, or trip I took. (Although they were part of it.) It wasn’t the book, the podcast episode, Instagram post, or YouTube…

I am not who I used to be and that is a beautiful thing
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I am not who I used to be and that is a beautiful thing

So much has changed over the last few months and yet here I am – still me but somehow different than I used to be. When I think of my GOOD life, today, it’s simple. Slow. It’s gathering in a nourishing community that welcomes me in my fullness. It’s embracing myself as I am. Being…

People pleasing (“fawning”) is a (overlooked) trauma response
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People pleasing (“fawning”) is a (overlooked) trauma response

I’ve been digging deeper into the origins and consequences of trauma and how it impacts our nervous system lately, so I want to share what I’ve discovered so far.  What is trauma? Trauma is not just about the things that happened to us that should not have happened. It also includes what DIDN’T happen to…