Over the last few months I have been sitting with the thoughts of how “labels” influence us as humans.
We are each raised in unique environments by adults who hold different beliefs, who have their own understandings of the world. We, as humans are extremely impressionable. Through our environment, our brains & nervous systems learn. We learn to make sense of things, we learn to respond to things, and we develop our own understandings based on the people, places & things around us.
As we age our knowledge is challenged & evolves into understandings & beliefs that are aligned with our present self. Often those beliefs & understandings change with time & experience. This is personal growth.
I often talk about “doing the work” on social media. Doing the work, in my opinion is this process of unlearning learned behaviors and re-programming beliefs through experience. It’s not easy, and it shifts who we are as humans,...
Your past life experiences play a big role in your personality, your interests, your desires, your values, your triggers and most importantly your subconscious programming.
You are a result of all your experiences. They shape you. Through them you learn & grow.
The subconscious programming that you develop over your life (especially during childhood years) becomes the foundation of who you are, how you think, what you believe, how you approach the world, and how you respond to it.
If you are human, at some point in your childhood you probably experienced one (or maybe even two!) challenging, stressful or traumatic events. Bullying, car accidents, sexual assault, and divorce are all very common experiences that my clients discover are influencing their physical health, mental health, emotional health & spiritual/energetic health.
These experiences drive your brain to...
Our childhood experiences play a BIG role in our personalities, our interests, our desires, our values, our triggers and most importantly our subconscious programming.
We are a result of all our experiences. They shape us. Through them we learn.
The subconscious programming that we develop in our childhood becomes the foundation of who we are, how we approach the world, and how we respond to it.
If you are human, at some point in your childhood you have probably experienced one (or maybe even two!) challenging, stressful or traumatic situations. Bullying, car accidents, sexual assault, and divorce are all very common experiences that my clients write on their intake forms.
These experiences drive our brains to respond in ways that keep us safe. Our bodies are incredibly smart, once we experience pain or discomfort, our bodies do everything they can to avoid re-experiencing that pain in the future. We do this by being...
The deepest of human desires is for connection. The ability to be vulnerable, to offer ones essence entirely, to share our values and what is most important to us… connection cracks us open. It shines light on some of the darkest areas of our being so that we can become more aware of the areas we get to continue making growth. This is a dance that we cannot accomplish alone. It is through others in which we are challenged to go deeper within ourselves.
I believe true, healthy, divine union is the most vulnerable we can get in life. Such generous vulnerability opens up a portal of interconnection that allows both the giver & receiver to be inspired, to be nourished & to be healed, if they so choose.
2021 brought me this kind of healthy, safe, vulnerable connection. It brought me a love that I have forever longed for. I always believed it existed, but I was blocked from experiencing it for myself.
Growing up I never witnessed healthy...
2022 is here.
One of my overarching intentions for this year is to connect more deeply with mother Gaia. Through that I have the goal of developing a deeper relationship with the lunar cycles & the planets impacting our minds & bodies as we cycle through the months. As I learn, I will be sharing with you my lessons because writing them down & teaching helps with integrating & remembering.
So here is a little bit about what you have to look forward to in 2022
The overarching theme entering into this new year is Growth & transformation. This is stimulated by the interactions of particular planets within our atmosphere.
Last year was categorized by some tough lessons & wake-up calls. We had a lot to deal with in 2021. The year strengthened us and helped us grow and allowed us to recognize what we desire & deserve.
2022 has 3 primary lessons to observe as we move specifically through this first half of the year.
1. Allow yourself to...
2021 changed me to the deepest depths of my soul
This year helped me understand the meaning of true enlightenment. Completely surrendered to the universe, heart fully open and feeling everything while simply being the observer of my reality. Enlightenment (in my eyes) is to be fully present without attachment and to give love with no expectation of receiving it back, and to give it regardless of how much pain I may feel
2021 brought me the most beautiful love (& transformational loss) I’ve ever shared with another human being. Through that love I was able to transmute so much pain & suffering, and heal so much unprocessed trauma. It allowed me to step into my power as a woman. To fully see myself, to step into my feminine, and allowed me to fully trust in the universe. And although that love abruptly & unexpectedly walked out of my life, it left me with a deep gratitude and an even deeper love for life
It’s so hard to put into words what this year has...
I used to be the girl that liked everything "my way."
I wasted so much energy trying to ensure everything went according to plan.
I thought that if everything fit into this picturesque experience, then shitty things wouldn't happen, and that life would stay comfortable.
It led me down the road of controlling just about every single part of my life.
I thought this would bring me more comfort, and in reality it did the opposite. It brought me more stress and more anxiety. And when things didn't go according to plan, more struggle & disappointment.
This is a very masculine way of being. When in the shadow's of the masculine, humans seek to control everything around. This is a protection mechanism. We do this as humans to avoid pain, to avoid the unexpected, to avoid abandonment, to avoid loss, and so many other feelings & experiences. We do this to keep ourselves safe.
We as humans learn from our past experiences and put up walls &...
I consider myself one of the lucky ones.
One of the last generations of children to grow up without a phone in my hand.
I think I was in 7th grade when I got my first flip phone.
At that time there were only 2 forms of entertainment I could find on my flip phone: snake & Tetris.
Yeah… Remember those days?
Tetris was my favorite. I loved puzzles. I loved figuring out ways to perfectly connect pieces together. Ive always been really good at puzzles. Which turned into being really good at helping people heal & solving the puzzle that is their physical pain & health.
At that time there was no Facebook, there was no instagram, there was no WhatsApp. The only way to connect was via a phone call or via email. Ohhh the days when people still had an alphabetized phonebook, or a piece of paper taped to the inside of the cabinet housing all the numbers they may ever need.
That was the time of dial-up… remember...
This week, scars came up multiple times with my clients. I think about 85% of my client base right now currently has assigned homework to release their scars at home.
Well, scars (when not properly rehabbed) elicit a stress response in the body and like to down-regulate muscles (kind of like turning down a light dimmer.)
I like to use the analogy of a detour sign during road construction.
When the body experiences injury or trauma (in this case a cut or injury) it sends a message to the brain to start using a different route (alternative nerve communication pathways) to get the goal (movement) accomplished.
As a result the body starts compensating to avoid pain or further injury, it does this to protect you! The easiest example of a compensation pattern to protect you from pain is rolling your ankle and limping. HOW AMAZING! BUT until we tell the body to remove the detour sign, and remind it that it is okay to start using the old road again, it...
If you are living, you are a being with a nervous system.
If you have a nervous system, ultimately you are energy.
You are made up of and controlled by energy; frequencies actually is the language spoke.
Frequencies help our body carry out every function, every thought, and every movement.
Frequencies flow in waves & troughs. With high’s and lows.
Life is its equal. Full of highs, full of lows, its an oscillating wave.
The speed of the wave dictates its frequency.
Higher frequencies have more sporadic waves.
Lower frequencies have less sporadic waves.
I like to think of those waves as ‘obstacles’.
‘Obstacles’ in which are placed in our path for a reason.
A reason that gives us options to see, feel and experience the present from another lense.
I have this theory that the harder we push at life, the more obstacles get placed in our way.
Like driving down the road, the # potholes isn’t changing in the...