Tag Archive for fear and anxiety

Go Where The Love Is: Following Your Heart

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Over the weekend I had the wonderful fortune to see the movie, The Way Way Back. It’s quirky and if you enjoy a good story, a good laugh and a good cry – it is all of that in just under two hours. I highly recommend it. Plus, it features this cool song by Edie Brickell that should be everyone’s more »

The Addictive Power of Fear

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“Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life.” -Donald Miller I just returned from a week in Northern California, where I took my son for his college orientation. It was a few days of magic, watching the world unfold through the eyes of an 18 year old about to set off in life. We more »

Managing Anxiety: Natural Remedies for Anxiety

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“When we think and feel in the same ways for most of our lives and memorize familiar states of being, our internal chemical state keeps activating the same genes, meaning we keep making the same proteins.” Dr. Joe Dispenza I often wonder what all these emotional states are trying to tell me. I can usually figure out why I am more »

Fear of Rejection: How Do You Deal with Rejection?

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I used to be a pretty private person. For starters, I’m a Cancer, so the secrecy gene is woven into my DNA and drove me to hide anything about myself that seemed out of the ordinary in the proverbial closet. Also, I grew up in a household where there was no such thing as privacy. My mother felt it was more »

Harness Fear On Your Behalf: Embracing Traumatic Anniversaries

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“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”  –Joseph Campbell On the heels of my post on fear last week, which resonated with a lot of people (thank you for all the emails and comments), it became quite clear that a lot of us allow fear to bully us into places beneath our truest selves. In honor more »

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone with Transformational Singing

I don’t know if you have ever been a part of a group performance or not, but this is my first rodeo. As this transformational singing workshop winds down and we veer closer to performance day, nerves are a bit rankled. Coordinating all the moving parts is a challenge, albeit a beautiful thing to watch. No one wants to screw more »

Finding Your Voice Through Transformative Singing

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“The voice is never just the voice. It’s the way we express how we feel about ourselves. It’s a powerful psychological instrument connecting our inner and outer worlds.” –Helen Gary Bishop, Vocal coach and adjunct professor at New York University’s Department of Culture and Communication I mentioned in a previous post that being in front of a camera is difficult more »

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