My Inside Voice

My Inside Voice is where I share the blather and the beauty of my own mindfulness, accountability, forgiveness, and healing journey. I hope that it moves you, inspires you, and reminds you that you’re not alone.

Exploring Your Legacy: Back to the Future with Music, Imagery & Mandalas

Mandalas

How do you wish to be remembered? How will the energy you manifest change the world? Please join Louise Dimiceli-Mitran, LCPC, MT-BC, FAMI and me for a creative exploration of…

Windy City Death Cafe 2/20/15

Join Judy Lendsey & me for our next Windy City Death Cafe and experience thoughtful, respectful, and provocative conversation about death (and life). Tea and treats, too! http://deathcafe.com/deathcafe/1569/  

End Emotional Eating Group

End Emotional Eating! Do you eat in response to stressful situations? Use food to numb difficult emotions? Experience powerful cravings for certain foods? Learn how to skillfully manage difficult emotions…

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 30

Day 30: It All Matters. The Tutus remind us that creating a world of forgiveness is a living practice. As I’ve said elsewhere, forgiveness is not a practice of “one…

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 29

Day 29: Becoming a More Forgiving Person How do we take care of each other? By cultivating forgiveness. Everyone has multiple opportunities each day to practice small acts of forgiveness….

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 28

Day 28: Taking Care of Each Other. We all want to be valued for who and what we are; we all want to be known and seen as someone with…

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 27

Day 27: Rediscovering your Goodness. Unforgiving ourselves creates the same harm to our emotional and physical health as unforgiving others. We choose to be accountable for our wrongdoing without remaining…

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 26

Day 26: Guilt & Shame. Yesterday, we learned about self-acceptance moving into self-forgiveness. Today, we identified two of the biggest barriers to practicing self-acceptance: Guilt and shame. Guilt is a…

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 25

Day 25: Self-Acceptance. True self-acceptance comes with self-forgiveness. Forgiving ourselves is an exercise in honesty and accountability in that we own what we have done wrong and how we have…

Forgiveness Challenge: Day 23

Day 23: Asking for Forgiveness. There is no asking for forgiveness without first admitting our wrong and witnessing the harm it caused. We must also express our remorse and offer…