Relationships

It’s Ok If It Wasn’t Good, You Can Stop Pretending

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It’s OK If It Wasn’t Good. It’s OK to Stop Pretending.

originally published June, 2017 My mother’s funeral. The thing I remember most was my near-constant desire to lunge at the microphone WWF style and shout something very un-eulogy like. All of the people there, these “close, special friends,” most of whom I did not know at all inside this massive church, telling me how my mother was THEEEE MOST wonderful woman in the world. And then they’d gush about how she’d light up whenever she spoke about me. How proud she was! Loved me so much! Light of her world!… …Read More »

Intuitive Healing

When Mother’s Day is a Mixed Bag

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Mother’s day is coming. I have a feeling I’m not the only one in the world who has mixed feelings about it. My mom died in 1996, after a stroke that left her alive but unable to care for herself for the better part of that year. I was 26 at the time and it was all on my shoulders. I was hardly in a position to deal with what was happening. To say our relationship was strained would be putting it mildly. Even as she was on her deathbed,… …Read More »

Boundaries

Sell crazy someplace else, we’re all stocked up here…

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sell crazy someplace else

I got an email a while back from a relative and then I had a hot and prickly stomachache for two days. This person, my uncle, had subscribed to my newsletter list and although I kind-of-sort-of noticed the name, I didn’t really put two and two together; it’s not like his name is Zebulon or anything. After his receiving a few of the weekly love notes I send to The Love Posse, he sent this scathing reply: Shame on you Robin, you can’t even bother to write a personal note… …Read More »

Intuitive Healing

Healing Our Wounded Inner Child: Welcoming Ourselves into the World.

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Healing our inner child

At some point along the journey I make with clients, we begin to talk about the way we were welcomed into the world. The way we were welcomed initially. The stories we have about it. Who we were, what we were like, what it was all like. And no matter who I talk to, I have found that there is a very significant thread between our birth stories (or the conception stories) and the deep-seated story that the little child inside us carries about who we are. When we spin… …Read More »