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The SilverBell Global Way

A friend asked me the other day, “What sets SilverBell Global apart? In the world of transformational healing and recovery—where there are so many options, programs, and systems —what is the specific miracle of SilverBell Coaching?” I answered, “The miracle is in the client. We are just the wand,” …but as I consider her question …

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The Power of Curiosity

Did you know April is Alcohol Awareness Month? While every month (and moment) is an opportunity for awareness, I’m inspired by Alcohol Awareness Month and wanted to share my thoughts. The judgment and intolerance our society traditionally shows to people struggling with substance use disorder melt away when we encounter someone abstaining as part of …

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Finding Maya Angelou’s “subtle balance of holding on and letting go”

When is the right time to seek help for a loved one? How do we know when we need it ourselves? Buddhist teachings tell us: “When the student is willing, the master appears” – powerful, simple, and true.  Likewise, we’ve grown accustomed to messages such as “You have to want it”, “You can’t help someone …

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Boundaries are Freedom

Almost every discussion about healthy relationships includes the concept of boundaries. Setting them is essential, keeping them is imperative, and understanding them is part of understanding ourselves. But what are “boundaries” exactly? We use the word often, but each of us might relate to it somewhat differently. For me, boundaries are an extension of personal …

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Finding A Flow

I was recently asked what advice I give women starting – or dreaming of starting – their own companies. What have I learned about getting it done without getting… undone? How do I stay in the flow of a day when the current changes mid-stream? The answer is simple, though not always easy: Be Present. …

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