What Really Is PTSD?
Feb22

What Really Is PTSD?

We have been talking a lot about trauma recently. When trauma is left untreated, ignored or mis-understood, something called Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can develop. Sadly, it is estimated that 1 in 11 people will be diagnosed with this in their lifetime. Because the truth is, it does not just affect our veterans, but affects each person who has experienced trauma that has gone untreated. Women are twice as likely than men to...

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How To Understand And Communicate With Difficult People
Feb18

How To Understand And Communicate With Difficult People

Learning to understand difficult people – the non-cooperative people – is only the first step in navigating through life with them. Science has actually shown us that genetics plays a part in how difficult a person is, meaning it is not always the persons fault that they are being difficult. In fact, studies show that 35-50% of a person’s personality is genetic. Have you heard of the Serotonin Transport Gene? We all know...

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Understanding The 4 Types Of Difficult People
Feb15

Understanding The 4 Types Of Difficult People

We all know at least one – at work, at home, at school, in our community… difficult people are everywhere! They come in all different shapes and colors and are designed to look just like non-difficult people!!! On some days it can seem like we are surrounded by them!! Difficult people are irritating, frustrating and down-right exhausting. But they are part of life. And they must face their own demons. As a conscious life coach,...

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My Experience With Moving The Human Spirit TICB Course
Feb08

My Experience With Moving The Human Spirit TICB Course

Recently I started on a new journey with Moving The Human Spirit in their Trauma Informed Coaching Basics (TICB) course. I have found it to be such an incredible, life-changing experience that I can not wait to take their Trauma Informed Coaching Certification course starting next week to get more in depth on trauma coaching. But first, I want to share my experience with this course with you. It was so packed with power and invaluable...

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5 Reasons To Plan A Disney Date Night
Feb04

5 Reasons To Plan A Disney Date Night

I thought I was super cool coming up with a new thing last week creating a whole Disney Date night with my littles and The Secrets of Sulpher Springs… I talked about it all week getting excited for the next episode which aires on Disney Fridays at 8pm and is our Disney Date Night. Until the 12-year-old informed me mid-week, Mom that is a real thing that one person will take the person the like for a surprise to Disneyworld on a Disney...

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10 Things You Never Knew About Trauma And PTSD
Feb01

10 Things You Never Knew About Trauma And PTSD

In the spirit of keeping the Trauma Awareness alive, today I want to share 10 things I bet you never realized about trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Many think immediately of veterans or victims of horrible crimes when we hear these two words, but the sad reality is that trauma wears many hats and many times gets left untreated leading to PTSD which can turn into complex PTSD. It is reported that 70% of adults in the...

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 New On Disney Now – The Secret of Sulpher Springs
Jan28

 New On Disney Now – The Secret of Sulpher Springs

Every so often a show comes along that is sooo good I just have to share it! My kids are middle school age now so finding a show that we can all watch together is tricky. And hey, we all need a break from our hustle for a bit, right?!! So when Disney Channel PR contacted us to check out a new show, I was on the fence. But in the interest of finding something we can all enjoy, I decided to take a peak. I was able to download Disney Now...

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The Importance Of Trauma Awareness
Jan25

The Importance Of Trauma Awareness

When we talk about trauma, most people’s minds go immediately to either physical trauma – breaks, bruises, bleeding or the severe emotional trauma of experiencing an incident or abuse; never realizing the very real and very nasty long-term effects of trauma has on ourselves (trust me, I’ve lived it!). It is one of those difficult topics that people shy away from, wanting to help but having no idea what to do. The unfortunate truth is...

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What Is A Conscious Life Coach?
Jan21

What Is A Conscious Life Coach?

As the wellness industry continues to boom and we all begin to be more aware and enlightened, a newer role has emerged. That of a life coach. When you think about top athletes and their path to success, many attribute it to their coaches, right? Coaching has been around forever, and just as our favorite athletes need their coaches, so do to CEO’s, business executives, moms, dad, everyone really! But what exactly is this life coaching...

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Calling All Coaches – Moving The Human Spirit Part 1
Jan18

Calling All Coaches – Moving The Human Spirit Part 1

A couple of weeks ago I began the Trauma Informed Coaching Basics course with Moving The Human Spirit. It has been such an incredible, transformative experience, I have to share some of it with you! When I first agreed to take this course, I was really nervous. I already had very little time and I did not think I would be able to keep up juggling roles. Not to mention it had been years since I had done any official schooling, which...

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