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Release what everyone else thinks. Figure out who you are at your core & let your freak fly.

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How To Release Childhood Wounds

Lissa Rankin

I grew up believing that love is conditional. I don’t blame my parents for this - and it turns out it wasn’t true - but I genuinely thought my parents would only love me if:

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Are You A Savior, Victim, Or Perpetrator?

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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, who is simultaneously the savior, the victim, and the perpetrator.

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Gratitude Is The New Black

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“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

For some of us, having a happy holiday season feels daunting or even close to impossible. It seems that no matter how hard we work to insulate ourselves against our issues around home and family, the tunnel from Thanksgiving to New Years is a minefield loaded with hidden traps, double agents and too many opportunities to self-destruct or rip open old wounds and old injuries.

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Owning Our Demons: Having Tea With Gremlins

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Do you know your demons? I do. I know many of them so well that I talk to them, inviting them to tea. We have conversations like old friends.

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How Secrets Make Us Sick

secretsA Pinkie just posted a comment in response to Fred Kraziese’s post God, Angels, Life and Moving On, and it inspired me to write a few words about the secrets that we keep. We learn to keep secrets from the time we’re very young.

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My Owning Pink Manifesta

What does it mean to be Owning Pink? Owning Pink is a perpetual state of being in which women embrace their femaleness, open themselves to creative expression, optimize their health and well-being, grow through communion with other women, and commit themselves to living authentically, never forgetting that, girls, after all, do want to have fun. As an OB/GYN, artist, writer, and teacher, Owning Pink evolved as a way for me to integrate all of my passions in service to others. It took me a long time to figure out how to do that, given that my skills are seemingly disparate.

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