Doing things you don’t know how to do ~ New Format

Woman rock climbing, tuning up to thrive blog cast

Tuning Up to Thrive “I don’t know how to do this.” This was me about a month ago, needing to do something new. This new blog cast format. And I didn’t know how to do it. I was all confronted and stuck and pretty unhappy. I encourage you to do things that you don’t know…

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“I’m bad & I hurt people” ~ Sandra’s Journey

bird sculptures, one looks away, the other looks sad

Sandra’s Journey “I’m bad and I hurt people.” This was the underlying belief at the foundation of everything in my early life. Though I didn’t figure this out until my 30s when The Landmark Forum opened my eyes. I tell the story of a pivotal experience when I was 11. Watch the video. 👆 As…

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When I was 6 years old

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Sandra’s Journey “Everything I do is wrong.” At 6 years old, I’m sitting on the floor tallying the times I got in trouble. Want to hear more of the story? Watch the video.👆 I felt disconnected and nobody ever saw or appreciated me. I was hopeless. Ever since, I’ve looked for interactions with people that…

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Are You a Lone Wolf? Tune In

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Sandra’s Journey Lone wolfism & control Sigh, I don’t have time for this. But Tina (or Tom) isn’t up to speed. Just doing it is faster than I can show him/her. Needing control is a significant contributor to ‘Lone wolfism.’ It’s easier to just do it. Also, then I ‘control’ the result. Last week brought…

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Do you hold back your self-expression? Being Seeing & Heard

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Being Seen & Heard Do you feel seen and heard? No! You can’t make me.Those words might never leave my lips, but that’s part of today’s point. Based on my gut sense of how people will respond, I am as inclined to withhold my thoughts as to speak my truth.Whether in person or online, I’ve…

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Do I have it all together? No #%*^!

Chaos stress emotion stores in the body

Sandra’s Journey Do I have it all together? No #%*^! “You look like you have it all together. You’ve got it figured out.”When a new friend said that, I was so shocked I almost fell over. 🤣 Lately I’ve done a ton of healing for deeply held patterns. This freed me up to experience new…

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Water’s memory & my story

Emoto water crystals

Sandra’s Journey Water’s memory & my story I love you. I am grateful for the nourishment you provide.For years I’ve blessed my water and food, preparing to receive their nutrients and energies. When I was young, water poured from the faucet with the twist of a hand, and I took it for granted. Since then,…

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Science & doing healing work

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Sandra’s Journey Science & how I got into healing work “Do what you love, and the money will follow.” 💖💰 You’ve heard that expression. Does this describe your life? I just realized how clearly this fits me. I love science and the truth of how and why things work. Unknowingly, I built science into every…

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Feeling Alone vs Connected

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Body energetics Feeling alone vs connected Nobody sees me. 🤨I felt isolated and miserable in high school. But really, today this could just as easily be me strategizing how to escape an overly-lively dinner party or a standing-room only chamber of commerce meeting. Getting past that barrier of discomfort takes effort. Okay, I’m going to…

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Fear & Body Energetics

Woman open arms, girl pointed at, fear vs love energy

Fear & body energetics Fear affects your energy field I need to write my essay. But I don’t know how. 🤨💥 Despite the best of intentions, a flurry of niggling concerns paralyzes me. I’ve never written an essay. I don’t know how. … Hey, let’s go do &~*@ first. With a sigh of relief at…

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Express who I am ~ Heart & Throat Chakras

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Body energetics Feeling safe expressing who you are ~ Heart & Throat Chakras “What do you want?” or “How do you feel?”When asked those questions, my answer used to be, “I don’t know.” The questions made me super uncomfortable. From the perspective of today’s video 👆, here’s one way I see this. There are blocks…

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Speak up & be heard ~ Throat Chakra

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Body energetics Are you being heard when you speak up? ~ Throat Chakra “Waa waaa, wa waa. Waaa waa.”Mom’s mouth is moving, but I have no idea what she’s saying. You know what that’s like? There’s no connection, no actual communication. It’s like the adult in old Charlie Brown films, for those of us old…

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