Mistakes

I don’t know about you, but I used to hate making mistakes! I remember when I was young, I wanted to please my parents, teachers, and friends. I equated approval from others as a measure of self-worth. The last thing I wanted to do was let someone down – for two reasons. First, I didn’t …

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The Power of Clarity

When I thought about starting my YouTube channel, it made sense, to begin with, teachings on the Victim Triangle. You see, that was where my growth work really began. When I started therapy some years ago, I thought I had a handle on who I was and felt pretty self-aware. What I wanted to focus …

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The Gift of Regret

We live in a world where sayings and quotes become mantras with meaning. “Live life with no regrets.” One of the more popular expressions, and even more so these days in a time that embraces growth and spirituality. It sounds great, doesn’t it? It rolls off the tongue so easily and if you say it …

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Popcorn Picnics

When I was 5 years old, my Dad was diagnosed with Cancer of the Colon. He was a doctor with the American Medical Association and the primary bread winner in our home. So, you can imagine that when he was no longer able to work, finances were extremely tight. My mom went to work part …

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Sometimes I hate “sitting” with my feelings!

Lately, I have found that I really dislike going to therapy. My therapist is really pissing me off! She is telling me things like, “You need to sit with this…” or when I say, “What should I do?”, she responds with some bullshit like, “I don’t think there is anything for you to do other …

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Milestones

Milestones When a woman get’s pregnant, from the moment the pregnancy is confirmed, everything is measured in TIME. Ask any woman how she is doing, and she will most certainly include how far along she is in her journey. It becomes this totally new way of looking at life – through milestones of time. Each …

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Why I Chose To Change My Name

I did it! I went to court and began the process of changing my name. This new name has been a journey of its own that started four years ago. On August 25, 2017, I went to the Social Security office to begin the process of removing Kimberly Waterous from my life. I realize it …

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Show Up

This year was “my year” for Spring Vacation. I asked my son, what he wanted to do. He thought briefly, and then said with total excitement, “Florida!” I looked at him as he said this, and in those beautiful blue eyes, I saw something that communicated more than his words. I felt his Spirit say …

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If nothing changed, there would be no butterflies…

As a therapist, one of things I am constantly hearing from my clients, are their struggles with dealing with change. It’s very interesting to me, how we interpret the world around us, and even more so, CHANGE. Recently, during my meditation practice, I saw an image of a plant growing, kind of like the videos …

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“Your Mother… your first Guru. Her Heartbeat… your first Mantra.”

“Your Mother… your first Guru. Her Heartbeat… your first Mantra.” My Mom and I have a story, that runs deep… I believe generations and lifetimes. We come from a lineage of really difficult Mother-Daughter dynamics. I remember my Nonie (Grandmother) talking about her Mother, and how she felt the pain of not feeling loved and …

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