Category Archives: Holidays

The Act of Vulnerability That No One Talks About

When we think of vulnerability, we all too often think of sharing our insecurities, anxiety, and stories of shame. But that type of sharing is only one out of the 5 ways to be vulnerable with others. It’s certainly important … Continue reading

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Feeling the Edge of My Circle of Love

The month of Christmas, for all it’s wonder and festivities, can also be a season where our “edge of love” can rear its little head. I call it the “edge of love” because even the most loving, non-judgmental, and kind … Continue reading

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Hitting Pause on Romance for Friendship

Last week, while watching Grey’s Anatomy (am I the only one still watching?!?), I had a bit of a “hmmmm…. I don’t know if I agree with that friendship rule” moment. Meredith was explaining to Alex (who is supposed to … Continue reading

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Do You Want More Meaningful Friendships this New Year?

At the beginning of December I was already looking forward to New Years.  There’s something so beautiful about having an external invitation, like a holiday, to pause for reflection.  Most years, my husband and I spend an evening journaling– using … Continue reading

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To Our Loneliness Around the Holidays

I want to speak to that loneliness in so many of us that’s exacerbated during the holidays. This is a time of year when I’d guess that loneliness skyrockets.  The feeling of being disconnected or dissatisfied with our relationships might … Continue reading

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