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10 Signs of a Truly Empowered Woman 

She doesn’t ask for permission to be herself because she’s done the work to get comfortable in her own skin. She knows herself and doesn’t spend time trying to prove her worthiness in the world. She’s kind, generous, loving, and wise. You know you can trust her to be honest with you because she doesn’t have […]

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An Open Letter to Men: Let Me See Your Heart

I want you to know that I see you for more than what society expects of you. I want you to know that I see the ways in which we (women) have contributed to the wounding of the masculine psyche. We don’t often recognize that while we talk about how men have hurt women in […]

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How to Heal from A Painful or Traumatic Divorce

Anyone who’s gone through a painful breakup or divorce knows the grief that hits can often feel like a dark prison. You may look for all sorts of distractions only to find that the moment your head hits the pillow the pain is overwhelming. There’s a whole process to go through when we separate from another human […]

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Why Being Self-Loving Makes You a Better Partner

Being a great partner isn’t measured by how much you do. It isn’t about how much you give of yourself; day in and day out. You’re not going to be more fun to be around by giving every ounce of your energy to another while ignoring your own needs. Being a great partner requires a […]

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Compromising vs. Selling Out in Relationships

  What does it mean to compromise in a relationship without compromising yourself? Check in with yourself. Are you just trying to win or be right with your partner or are you actually passionately “no” on the subject at hand? Sometimes our egos highjack the discussion and it becomes more about winning than it does about […]

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Hormones in Trouble? Here Are 10 Books that Can Help

Like any health expert, doctor or naturopath, they are guides; not gods. I have been to hell and back with my hormones over the years and if there’s one thing I’ve learned it is that we have to take ownership over our own healing. By empowering myself to learn more about my body and hormones, […]

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Making Peace with PMS: Foods, Herbs and Rituals to Love Your Cycle

Maybe I lost you at the “love your cycle” bit, and if so just stay with me here. Chances are if you’ve clicked on this post it’s because you’re looking for ways to make your cycle a bit easier. Maybe you experience PMS, mood swings, depression, fatigue, acne breakouts or painful cramps. If you’re lucky […]

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When Breakups or Divorce Unlock Hidden Trauma: How to Recover

  If you’re going through a serious breakup or a divorce, you may be in more pain than you think you can handle. Maybe you’re not eating or sleeping, or maybe those are the only two things you’re doing. Either way, going out of balance is way too easy when grief sets in. Losing someone […]

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11 Supplements and Herbs to Balance Your Hormones

I’ve experienced low hormone levels (progesterone, estrogen etc.) for many years. From intense PMS that caused negative thoughts and dramatic fatigue, to breakouts and painful menstrual cramps, I’ve sort of had a taste of it all. To say hormones make or break us is an understatement. As a woman, I’ve come to learn that nourishing […]

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7 Books to Help You Develop a Healthy & Conscious Relationship

  For many of us, going to therapy or seeking relationship wisdom comes at a time of necessity. We need to fix something that’s broken, and urgently seek out a “how to”. We have a child on the way and scramble to learn up on as much as we can in 9 months. While this may […]

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16 Book Suggestions for the Empowered Woman

Keep reading books, but remember that a book is only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself. –Maxim Gorky I am a book junkie. Give me anything in the realms of birth, motherhood, female shamanism, relationships, communication or women’s wisdom and I’m in. Women are always asking me to recommend books and I […]

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Women: Remember This When Choosing a Partner

We want to be with men who keep us powerful. Choosing a partner is serious business, not to be taken lightly. It is not enough to simply be in a relationship for the sake of not being alone. It is not ok to suppress your desires or “need less” to suit someone who isn’t willing […]

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What a Woman Wants… (Poem)

Some mornings when I wake up and all I want to do is travel the world, to live in a little hut on the beach that’s all mine to be single and free forever, just a wanderlusting nomad. Or maybe I would have my lover there, passionately adoring every inch of my body and soul. […]

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A Letter to Single Humans Looking for Love

Love someone who puts you first. Love someone who opens their heart to you and lets you know it’s safe to be yourself. Love someone who is proud to be with you, someone who gushes when they talk about you, who wants to hold your hand when you walk down the street. Love someone who […]

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10 Quotes that Will Inspire You to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Dr. Nathaniel Branden is an incredibly gifted supporter and writer in the realms of personal growth and self-esteem. Over the years his books have had a huge impact on my life. A big theme of my own journey has been developing deeper self-respect and stronger boundaries. No better place to go than his books. 1. […]

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