Ep. 70: Are You Giving Too Much?

Are you giving too much? Is there such a thing? YES! Today I’m excited to begin Season 6 and a mini series on a topic that is foundational to Every Branch: Real life balance. Life balance is a controversial and debated topic. Does it exist or is it an elusive quest for the impossible? I […]

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The Speed Of Light

If you ever have moments where you feel darkness, darkness that comes from your thoughts, your feelings, your relationships, your trials, or even darkness that may come from those around you, you will likely resonate with the glorious idea of the opportunity to have more light in your life. God is Fast Several months ago, […]

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Letting Go of Your Armor

I’ve used my own strategy for escape lately. For me it takes the form of over indulgence in home-decor podcasts and planning projects on pinterest. Innocent enough, I’ve used it to arm against feelings and problems I haven’t wanted to face. My previous post touched on the principle of being empty in order to receive. […]

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Becoming Empty to Receive

These were the words that profoundly struck me in my yoga class this past weekend. It connected things for me on so many levels. Imagine wading out into a swift river carrying a vessel to hold water. If it is already mostly full of rocks and debris you collected on the shore, you won’t have […]

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I am a Life Coach

3 years ago I found myself at an event. I attended alone, and knew absolutely no one there. During the opening reception, a gorgeous and charismatic woman immediately came up to me and started asking about my life. She had such a magnetic energy about her and the magical ability to focus on you and […]

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How to Be Yourself

“You have never been taught to become you. You have been taught to become “somebody.”… We have been taught wrongly for all these years. We have never been taught to be peaceful or how to achieve peace of mind when everything is upside down… The time has come. You have to be you—a beautiful, bountiful, […]

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Real Balance

I’ve lived with this odd mantra for much of my life where I want to prove how ‘low maintenance” i can be to other people. I never want to inconvenience others. I need to do everything on my own. All the time. Unfortunately, this line of thinking has caused my downfall over and over again—a […]

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Holding Space

Everything in this world is made of energy, and just as a single tuning fork that is struck will cause adjacent tuning forks to also resonate at that same frequency, the same holds true for our experience of emotions in life. How many times have I encountered a sad or angry person and felt my […]

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Patience with Yourself

Isn’t it the truth? The natural tendency to anything uncomfortable is to close off in protection. Closing our hearts and our minds. But oh the irony! Closing is only a form of holding on! It is only when we open that the discomfort has the ability to pass through and move on and truly be […]

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Write and Burn

Have you ever heard of the write and burn method? A spiritual mentor of mine introduced it to me this week. For years I have been doing Julia Cameron’s “Morning Pages” ritual, that consists of journaling stream of conscious thought for ten minutes. It’s a great way to get junk out of our subconscious so […]

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