First Father’s Day Without My Dad

This June was the first Father’s Day since my Dad passed away in February of this year. It came and went quietly as I reflected on my Dad’s passing.  Many days I notice something that I miss about my Dad, how I wish I could ask him about the history of some geopolitical situation or […]

A Sensitive Healer’s Journey from Depression to Radiance

We hear a lot about a genetic predisposition to depression. My take on this from personal experience is not that we are predisposed to be depressed, though that may be the end result, but that we are predisposed to sensitivity. I am a sensitive person. I am also a healer. The two go hand-in-hand for […]

Getting Stuck in Emotional Immaturity Due to Trauma

Emotional immaturity is the result of getting stuck in emotional development due to trauma. What you experience as trauma is unique to you.  Whether or not you experience an incident as traumatic depends on the kind of support you received while coping with it. What feels traumatic to one person, may not be experienced that way […]

Healing Emotional Trauma that Has Held You Back from the Life You Want through Amate Growth Work

Is this finally the year that you heal the emotional trauma that is holding you back from living the life that you want? Is this the year that you finally do the work required in getting “unstuck” from the emotional trauma that derails you every time you make progress. There is a lot of talk […]

It is not about goals, but about the process

Goals We all hear a lot about how to set goals and how to achieve them. Information on this topic is everywhere. You may by now be a very good goal-setter, writing down long- and short-term goals that are measurable, and reviewing them everyday. I learned to set goals early on in life. I remember […]