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Why “just being” is overrated…

When I was 23, I started going to a therapist. I told no one before or after I went. As I picked my hangnails, I’d sit across from this tall, self-assured man and struggle to articulate the dis-ease I felt inside. I wanted to fix this anxious feeling; the feeling that something was wrong with…
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Letting life take your breath away

I went to see the moving Booksmart about a week ago. If you haven’t seen it yet, find out where it’s playing. (I promise you, you’ll walk out of there floating a few inches above the ground, lost in the delightful reverie of love, best friends and hope). It was full of the most delicious…
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Cultivating your will + Video

Last week was intense. The news of political events left me…well, what can I say? After the brutal anti-abortion laws passed in a few of the Southern states in the U.S., it felt like someone had kicked me in my womb, and I couldn’t kick back. I wandered around my newly-planted life in Los Angeles…
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The Knowing Hush of Shame

This morning, I went to a hot yoga sculpt class… )))….I know. A bit off course for me, but now that I’m back in L.A., I want to feel what’s going on, check out the latest trends people are following, and see what the draw to them is. L.A. is a sexy place, but damn…
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Filling your skin + Audio practice

A few weeks ago, a young woman came to me for an individual session. She was steeped in spiritual pursuits and also visibly worn out by her current life. As she briefly told me about her circumstances, she ended up dropping her body down on my table and saying, “we’re all just a sack of…
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