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The Power of Sharing Our Story with an Empathetic Witness

The Power of Sharing Our Story with an Empathetic Witness

PREFER TO LISTEN INSTEAD? CLICK HERE (Audio recording 14 mins) Having a safe compassionate witness who demonstrates empathy is key to any healing process. Examples of people we can turn to for support include mental health professionals, spiritual guides, a partner or...

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Restoring Our Wellbeing Through Trusting Relationships

Restoring Our Wellbeing Through Trusting Relationships

Restoring Our Wellbeing Through Trusting Relationships PREFER TO LISTEN INSTEAD? CLICK HERE (Audio recording 16 mins) Reestablishing trust in relationships is the key to unlocking our innate capacity for healing trauma. Since the word trauma can conjure up many...

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We can’t say yes until we feel safe enough to say no.

We can’t say yes until we feel safe enough to say no.

We can’t say yes until we feel safe enough to say no. In the last few months many of my clients have been probing for ways to access and deepen their sense of trust and connection in their intimate relationships.  As I listen closely to their stories and personal...

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Choosing to Cultivate Curiosity

We're finally coming to the end of 2020 and it's been a truly epic year of challenging and life-changing events. As we turn our attention to the holiday season and begin to reconnect with family this too can feel like you're facing a field of emotional landmines....

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Trusting Your Highly Resilient Nature

In this October newsletter vlog, Koelle shares her gratitude for everyone's generous support and encouragement during her recent cochlear implant surgery. She speaks to the sense of awe for how truly resilient our minds and bodies can be when facing an enormous level...

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Taking the Next Leap of Faith

Many of you who have followed my work, attended retreats, and/or have received coaching support over the last fourteen years know about my hearing challenges. I lost the majority of my hearing at two years old to Spinal Meningitis. Although the journey has been filled...

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A Time for Connection

With all the adversity we have been facing in the midst of this 2020 global pandemic, it's time to become curious about what we need for meaningful, nourishing connections with one another. In this new video, Koelle Simpson shares her what she's learning, along with...

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Choosing Love Over Fear

Koelle shares a story from a recent retreat in February to Baja, CA. She is reminded by a grandmother gray whale just how capable we are of meeting the difficult moments of life and, ultimately, embracing our resilient nature. Watch this video:...

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