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Emotional Writing

Written by: Collette Cottingham; Creatively Hip   I am an emotional woman. I always have been. It is a part of my DNA. As a young woman I was reminded to not show my emotions or to keep my [...]

The Little Black Bag

Written by: Melanie Groves; Metamorphosis Healing   With the exception of joy, we have been socialized to see emotions and run. We shove emotions down, we swallow them whole or drown them in [...]


Written by: Collette Cottingham; Creatively Hip   I let my schedule blow away in the wind. It was time. I was no longer controlling the schedule. It was controlling me. I am my best self [...]

Impress Yourself

Written by: Sherri Donohue; Trail Runner’s Journey   If you look at my race bib it says “Impress Yourself”. I think that is a cool and wise slogan to put on the race bib. [...]


Written by: Sabine Roggermeier; Immersion Coaching   As I was thinking about my best self and what that looks like, even my self-critical part realized that actually I am always trying to [...]