Empowerment: The Complete Collection

truth about our lives

Let’s tell the truth about our lives

If women told the truth about their lives, the world would shake. We would wake up. We would all recognize that we really are in this together, this life we are all trying to thrive (survive) through. That none of us is perfect and thank goodness we can stop pretending that we are. That the

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mother

We are all mothers

“Do you have kids?” It’s a question that can invoke pride, love, or identity for those women who have children. And it’s a question that can invoke pain, longing, suffering-anger even-for those women, and those who identify as women, who have chosen not to, or not been able to, have children of their own. We

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feminine power

Softening into feminine power

Sarah is in her mid thirties and works in a manufacturing business. She came to me two years ago because she wanted to step more into her feminine traits. These weren’t the words she used to describe her struggles, as they rarely are. She said she was feeling exhausted, having marriage issues, struggling to feel

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let-it-go

You can let it go

Stick with it. Tough it out. Dig in. Dig deeper. Go the distance. Play to win. Race to the finish. Get it done. Hustle ’till it hurts. We’re told in a thousand different ways to hang in there, never to quit, to always keep going no matter what. Even when it no longer serves us.

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Women's path

Women’s paths are different

We have long known about the Hero’s Journey, whether we’ve called it that or not. The concept was developed by Joseph Campbell, who was an American Professor of Literature working in comparative mythology and religion, most well-known for his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949). In this book, he shared his theory of

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Take up more space

Take up more space

As little girls we are taught how to play small: be quiet, be nice to your brother, don’t speak too loudly, do as we are told. As we grow and develop, some of us rebel, but most of us have deeply buried in our subconscious the need to conform, to comply, to fit in wherever

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