We tell ourselves we're not good enough already; you’ll be good enough when….when you accomplish all the “should’s”.
If you’re brave enough to create some time and space, consider finding a retreat. You just might uncover something precious, amazing, and vaguely familiar...You.

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"Striving Sally, you’ll notice, is a complete bitch. And unfortunately, I have allowed her to take over my life, like a tyrannical, coke addicted boss."

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I finally realized that this voice is attempting to keep me safe, when in reality, I'm remaining stagnant by staying in my comfort zone. There is no room for growth if you don't put yourself out there and learn to sit with fear and the unfamiliar.

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There is an illusion in our culture that if we constantly protect ourselves that we’ll be less hurt. Teaching this is soul work, it’s meeting fear with calmness and sitting with being uncomfortable, embracing the unwanted...
Allison Peet
Meditation is mind training at the deepest level. A first step of many on the way to being the master of our own minds

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October of 2015, I decided to open my own small side business, From Within Wellness, devoted to mindfulness coaching in Des Moines to both school-aged children and adults. This is a work in progress as I’ve decided to go back to school, learn […]

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Here are some of my favorite and most popular videos, articles and blog posts about everything Mindful.  Enjoy!  Contact me with questions or about upcoming classes and workshops!

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Mindfulness is not a technique, but a way of being in better relation to yourself and others.