What is this whole soul guides thing, anyway?

Here in the Western world, what little most of us understand about guides is steeped in religion. And for those who have no interest in organized (or disorganized) religion, or those like me who have been wounded or betrayed by religion, religious answers are unhelpful, and can even be a turn-off.

Guides Can Be a Source of Support

Guides Can Be a Source of Support

I’ve talked this week about trauma, especially unsupported trauma. This is where an event or situation takes place that overwhelms a person’s nervous system (their fight/flight/freeze/fawn response gets stuck in the “on” position), their brain senses a threat to them,...

Set in Motion

Set in Motion

SET IN MOTIONThis is how everything changed.This is how a life was saved.This is my story.Trigger warning for a brief mention of past suicidal intention.Also, bonus content in the last minute.https://youtu.be/MGMtIuwkXU0

One Year Ago Today

One Year Ago Today

One year ago today was the last time I gathered with people who were not my household family members or medical personnel for required medical appointments. One year ago today was the last time I hugged a friend.One year ago today was the last time I ate in a...

The Journey to Love: Healing Birthday Trauma

The Journey to Love: Healing Birthday Trauma

Photo by Tore F on UnsplashAs I write this, it’s my birthday. Like many trauma survivors, my birthday has never really been a day of celebration and joy. Rather, it’s been a collection of traumas big and small, a message layered year after year that I’m not worth...

On Confession, Denial, and White Privilege

On Confession, Denial, and White Privilege

Image by Betty MartinI’m white. I’m Jewish. I’m an abuse survivor. And I’m a former mental health counselor and current soul guides coach with a specialty in adult survivors of trauma. This collection of experiences and perspectives comes together and leads me to...

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