How the Signs of Self Hate Deepens Our Understanding of Self Love

How the Signs of Self Hate Deepens Our Understanding of Self Love

This journey of understanding my identity more deeply has surely brought up some stuff I really could not have anticipated. In this month's blog I share with you signs of self hate that I recognized and how it reinforced my current sense of urgency to do the work of self healing. In the process of really understanding the origins of my self hate, I'm reminded that the lesson is (1) it was a long road in history that brought me to this place of self hate, (2) there were/are many factors involved, and (3) we could have a long and windy road ahead of us, but it can also be so simple.   
Just as much as we aim for the bright light and positivity around us, we must honor our full selves and our experiences even if it means visiting our dark and shadow sides

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Gathering the Guides: Booklist 1

Gathering the Guides: Booklist 1

I’ve been asked many times to share what books I read. So here’s a very short list of the key guides that have really shaped my work today. It’s not a long list, but they are the very few that have played a big impact on my worldview by informing my nature-based coaching process. Enjoy looking through this with some of the key teachings I’ve drawn out of each book.

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Energetic Communication Video Series Part 4 - FINAL Wrap Up & Claim Your FREE Workbook!

Energetic Communication Video Series Part 4 - FINAL Wrap Up & Claim Your FREE Workbook!

In this 4 part video series on Energetic Communication we’re going to take you through several energetic pathways to bring awareness and action to the ways we can get to know our inner emotional landscapes. As we go deeper every month on Energetic Communication, we’ll be examining what happens to us when we share space with other people and how that can impact your ability to be in relationship with ourselves and others.

In Episode 4 this is the finale! Listen in on the full episode 4 of our conversation as we recap the main takeaways of the series and give you your instructions on how to claim your FREE Guided Activity Workbook

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Energetic Communication Video Series Part 3 - Communication Through Trauma

Energetic Communication Video Series Part 3 - Communication Through Trauma

In this 4 part video series on Energetic Communication we’re going to take you through several energetic pathways to bring awareness and action to the ways we can get to know our inner emotional landscapes. As we go deeper every month on Energetic Communication, we’ll be examining what happens to us when we share space with other people and how that can impact your ability to be in relationship with ourselves and others.

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Energetic Communication Video Series Part 2 - Interpersonal Vibration

Energetic Communication Video Series Part 2 - Interpersonal Vibration

In this 4 part video series on Energetic Communication we’re going to take you through several energetic pathways to bring awareness and action to the ways we can get to know our inner emotional landscapes. As we go deeper every month on Energetic Communication, we’ll be examining what happens to us when we share space with other people and how that can impact your ability to be in relationship with ourselves and others.

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Energetic Communication Video Series Part 1 - Quieting of the Intuition

Energetic Communication Video Series Part 1 - Quieting of the Intuition

In this 4 part video series on Energetic Communication we’re going to take you through several energetic pathways to bring awareness and action to the ways we can get to know our inner emotional landscapes. As we go deeper every month on Energetic Communication, we’ll be examining what happens to us when we share space with other people and how that can impact your ability to be in relationship with ourselves and others.

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5 Steps to Shift From Madness to Mindset

5 Steps to Shift From Madness to Mindset

This year’s tool will help you understand your mindset. I can talk actions all day long and you can engage with actions that change the way you do things, but if you’re mindset, or beliefs around those actions aren’t aligned, you’ll often find yourself reverting back to your old ways. As a way to make your shift a holistic and solid one, we’re going to focus this year on shifting from this madness of varying beliefs in your head to developing a strong mindset that sets you up for making an actual change that is aligned and long lasting.

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The Messages in the Flames

The Messages in the Flames

A sister healer, Claudia and I decided to have a 1:1 conversation to discuss in more depth what my visions have been and what they meant to the larger view of “where does that leave us as a people moving forward?”. We hopped on Instagram LIVE and talked through some of her key observations of these fires as I discussed aspects of viewing them from a place of our nature identity.

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Intention at the Core

Intention at the Core

Hiking without intention is like walking with the aforementioned notion; that being outdoors is healing in itself. That’s true and important for sure, AND I’m claiming my unique gift of being able to guide others through a healing process that is unapologetic about going inwards for personal growth. I’m focused on my connection to support you in living your their best life and to walk through the trenches and climb up the mountains. In a sense, I’m taking hiking from a recreational activity into a deep healing process. And that requires and demands intentionality.

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Healing Hella Hurts

Healing Hella Hurts

In this post, I’d like to focus more on the physical affects of doing your transformative work, or healing. For instance, the after care piece of a healing hike, can be overlooked. I wanted to be transparent about the possibilities and encourage you to trust that if something physical and out of the ordinary does come up, this is a good sign of change or release!

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The Last Episode of Your Telenovela

The Last Episode of Your Telenovela

Over the years I’ve discovered more of the complexities that played a role in this self-deprecating language. There’s so much ongoing work I do in self-reflection, healing, reframing simple sentences in email responses, the list goes on and...it’s FOR REAL challenging sometimes. But if I can offer you three simple ways to reflect on your own story language, we can add so much more to this world by telling a more empowering story of ourselves!

Here are some reflections I offer you...

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Life Re-traumatized

Life Re-traumatized

When I first started working in juvenile justice facilities I knew what I was good at. And that was to reach and teach environmental education to "high risk" youth populations. What I didn't know was that I was experiencing compounded trauma by placing myself in these situations. Let me be more explicit about what I mean by compounded trauma.

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"Waiting For Them to Leave or Die..."

 "Waiting For Them to Leave or Die..."

I found myself saying this a lot in my career as I made an effort to climb into organizational leadership. Coming from an industry where progress was stalled one way or another by leadership, new ideas were met with skepticism and fear,…

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A Directional Tool for Supporting Your Life's Purpose and Passion

A Directional Tool for Supporting Your Life's Purpose and Passion

As I was guiding high school students through a workshop on entrepreneurship, I gave my own story as an example of how my journey was reflected in the Medicine Wheel. So, I wanted to offer this priceless knowledge over to you as another reflection tool.

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