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Battling the Self

Battling the Self - The Only Enemy There Is by Dr. Neala Peake, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Allthingshealing.com There is no such thing as being a victim. This doesn't mean that people can't…

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A Lightworker’s Defense Of Darkness

I am an optimist, a spinmaster, a metaphorical lemonade maker. I would not change it if I could but I sincerely cannot, so it doesn't really matter. I see things in such a profoundly positive light th…

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What’s Your Blind Spot?

For almost four years, I’ve been guided by my friend and spiritual counselor Tricia Barrett, who I first met when she was running the green juice detox cleanse at the integrative medicine practice whe…

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Thank You For Betraying Me

It is easy to be grateful for the birth and continued health of my children, the wild blackberries that ripen by the thousands every day in the woods around my home, and that I found -- and have enoug…

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What is Your Belief System about Trauma?

If someone randomly commits violence against you, the facts seem to scream that life is unfair, you are innocent, random human cruelty took away your sense of self-control. But despite all that, what…

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Are You A Savior, Victim, Or Perpetrator?

Unless we heal our core wounds, most of us spend our lives busy playing either savior, victim, perpetrator, or - very often - all three. Let me give you an example of what I mean by that. Meet Jill, w…

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Domestic Violence: It’s Closer Than You Think

By April Sweazy Somewhere right this minute a 5 year old is hiding under their bed with their ears covered, humming quietly to drown out the sound of their parents screaming at each other down the …

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Bullied Pulpit: Lasting Childhood Memories of Being Pushed Around

Not everyone has been bullied, but for those who have, those memories are not only lasting but highly impactful, if not defining. Much has been written about contemporary bullying issues involving soc…

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To Battered Women Everywhere: Just Go Get A Pedicure?!

By April Sweazy In response to the Obama Administration’s decision to have insurance companies cover the costs of counseling for battered women, (and other benefits), Fox News contributor Sandy…

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You Are (Still) The Problem

In May, I wrote about how You Are The Problem and today I am writing to say that if you are still suffering... then you are still the problem. Charming, right? At first, this might seem like q…

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