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Author Archive: jacquelinesnider

You’re just all about your feelings–Don’t be

There’s nothing behind those feelings, but you’re just all about your feelings. And, yes, we’re feeling animals, but we’re really about our principles. Because behind our principles is where our decisions come from. They make us who we are. So don’t get lost in all those feelings. Because those feelings can stop you in your …

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Freeing the victim within–In that there’s power

It’s a mindset. Not one we choose, exactly. Well, not one I chose. For me it came from abuse. Emotional and sexual. It became programming really. How can a four year old know a way out? Especially an emotional one? The physical one was unavailable. I was cornered, trapped, naked–literally. The disconnect happens in the …

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Connection and addiction–Creating the love we want and need

Connection. What is it really? I believe it is different for everyone. And that everyone needs a different level of connection to feel loved, to feel understood, to feel free to love. I grew up with a very loving father and an emotionally distant, aggressive mother. I moved between unconditional love and neglect and abuse, …

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Feeling free–It’s about beliefs

It’s one of those days where I feel as if something is changing drastically. As if my world is moving very differently. I sat writing this morning wondering what was going on around me. What could I feel so keenly? And then I thought about it some more and realized that it was more likely …

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The only constant in life is change

Change isn’t always an easy thing to accept. And I know what it feels like to be faced with change I didn’t really want and found hard to accept. It happens to everyone, eventually. It happened when my best friend died when I was 5, when my parents separated when I was 10 and the …

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Love ripples in the water

I now realize all that happened to me before has helped me get here. Like the ripples in the water caused by a single stone, the stone I threw got me here. To have enough courage to love with all my heart was no small feat. And that was the stone. I call it love. …

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