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Healing Trauma: What it Really Takes to Liberate your Brilliance

As children we were wide open and vulnerable, without boundaries and depending completely on adults for survival. It’s inevitable that as children we experienced some degree of trauma. This is […]

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Leisure time, Motherhood and the Mother Wound

The choice of whether or not to have children can be strongly connected with the Mother Wound.  There’s a lot of talk these days about women who choose not to […]

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Women and Emotional Labor: Putting Down the Weight

I’m increasingly convinced that the world will be healed by women’s ability to feel the full scope of OUR OWN feelings.  The paradox is that feeling the truth of our own feelings […]

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White Women, Racism and the Mother Wound

“Mainstream communication does not want women, particularly white women, to respond to racism. It wants racism to be accepted as an immutable given in the fabric of your existence, like […]

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Female Assertiveness: Stop Resolving the Tension

Tension is natural. There are infinite ways that tension arises and dissolves within us as individuals and as groups. Like a primordial wave, tension and its inevitable release are like an […]

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Setting Boundaries is Essential to your Empowerment

There is so much to say about boundaries and how foundational they are for our sense of self. In this post, I’ll focus mainly on the relationship between our self-worth […]

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You Don’t “Owe” Your Mother for Your Life

In our culture, mothers are generally idealized or disrespected. It’s viewed as a very black or white issue. There’s no place for daughters to put their authentic, complicated feelings about […]

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