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CommUNITY

I love my family, both blood and chosen. Community is so important to our well-being. Feeling connected and belonging are a big part of being humans and can give us a sense of purpose. If you feel isolated from community, it can contribute to depression. It feeds those negative stories in your head that tell …

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6 Ways to Avoid Communication Breakdown

Communication breakdowns happen to the best of us. Feeling unheard, misunderstood, and judged are frustrating and isolating if you’re trying to have a conversation about something important to you. It reminds me of this line from the song  Words by Missing Persons, “What are words for when no one listens it’s no use talking at …

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Spring Clean Your Relationships

It’s easy to create or fall into habits that are unsupportive and unfulfilling. It’s normal to have that thing that you thought you let go of but every once in a while, it comes back to bite you - letting you know there’s still some lingering resentment. All those things that you never said, never did, or didn’t address are still there waiting for you. And goodness - they do accumulate over time! Here's how to kindly and effectively clear the emotional living space of your relationships.
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The Biggest Blocks to Getting the Love You Want

There are several things that keeps us from receiving the love we deserve. For instance, most of us weren’t shown how to have great relationships by our parents or taught how to be in a healthy, loving, and fulfilling relationship. We go into relationships without the proper tools to connect, communicate, and relate. In addition …

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(Our) Homework

“Gently intense” – a quality I’m learning about myself thanks to friends and clients. I recently reached out to some folks for a homework assignment I was completing as part of a business class I’m taking, and asked them what they believe are my 3 strongest qualities. Two folks shared that they thought I was …

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Everyday Spirituality

Spirituality is one’s relationship with whatever they experience as divine. For some, that’s called creator, nature,“the universe”, community, and love. For others, it has a more specific name like God or creator. Neither is a wrong answer, because it’s our personal relationship. Connection is something we all long for — whether it be belonging with …

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Summary
Name
Michelle Edwards
Job Title
Alchemy Love Coach
Company
Your Human Being