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Why Being Afraid Means You’re Getting Close

Fear happens. Failure happens. These are natural, normal, incredibly potent and powerful tools in our lives. Fear doesn’t have to paralyze you into indecision or inaction. Feeling fear is a reflection of not seeing yourself in your full power…
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In the Face of Newton, CT Tragedy: Turn Towards the Light

I wish I had something poignant and comforting to say about today's tragedy. I don't. There is no explanation, so I won't search for one. I will turn away from the dark, not indulging in the media frenzy or the useless hypothesizing about…
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Big Foot Hero!

My extended family likes a good practical joke especially, one that involves fear and a few screaming children. Poor Ainsley still won’t walk down my Grandmother’s hall because of the time her Great Uncle Nelson jumped out of the closet…
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Who's Afraid of . . . .

What's your daughter afraid of? How to you help them through it to find their courage and inner peace? I try to teach my kids what works for me. I use a technique called tapping. It's basically acupressure you apply to your self to release…
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Marriage & Courage

My husband, Jeremy, and I went on a marriage retreat over the weekend. We left the children with NaNa and PawPaw. I highly recommend leaving the children behind to spend time dedicated to the marriage and your spouse. Marriage is hard work. It's…
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GIRL HERO!

Ainsley was my hero on Saturday night. So, I'll tell you about our really cool $33 birthday party for Ainsley tomorrow. Jeremy was out and I was having a snugglefest and popcorn night on the couch with the kids. Pure bliss. We had just watched…
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B-R-A-V-E

by Tracee Sioux I'm scared. Of course you're scared. Brave means you do something even though you're scared. You're B-R-A-V-E, Brave. You always have been. I'm afraid you'll let go of me. Well, I already let go of you and guess what?…
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Terrorism Commercial

by Tracee Sioux Flash from scared innocent kids asking these questions: Mom, Dad, how long should I wait for you? What if something happens, will you come get me? What if I'm at soccer practice, will you come get me? Mom, If you're not…
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9/11 Reflections

by Tracee SiouxI saw the second plane hit the World Trade Center in person, I snapped a photo at that very moment. The anniversary of 9/11 is something everyone on television will be talking about today. They will all be running the most graphic…
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Fear Not

By Tracee Sioux My brother recently wrote me a letter about how he remembered me saving his life. He was going down a pool slide in a float and it flipped over when he got to the bottom. It was the old kind with a harness on it and he couldn’t…
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Breathe, Thumbalina, Breathe

By Tracee Sioux Close your eyes and breathe in pink puffs of air full of courage and calm, black air full of all your pain and fear. In two three and out two three, pink courage in two three, and black fear and pain out two three. Great,…