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By Jen Pillipow

Contract to Expand self-awareness self-compassion self-healing self-knowledge self-love

There are many ways we get called or tapped to do the healing work we came here to do.

 

‍Sometimes we're forced to stop and do the work because we get sick. Our physical bodies literally put a pause on our activities.

‍Sometimes it's when you get tired of self-sabotaging a...

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Why We Self-Sabotage (and how to break free) healing limiting beliefs sabotage

Why we Self-Sabotage & How to Break Free 

Recently I responded to a post in our Making Space Community about why we sabotage.

There are many reasons, but today I’m focusing on this one: we sabotage ourselves in order to uphold beliefs we created as a small...

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What I've learned about healing authenticity autonomy control empowerment healing self-knowledge

The coaching/wellness world is full of people that have overcome a problem and (with good intentions) want to show others how to overcome said problem.

I know - I was one of them.

I've learned that my own personal healing factors include my experience, bias, privilege, and my own unique...

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4 Steps to Disrupting Limiting Beliefs + 4 Pattern Interrupters hypnosis limiting beliefs pattern interrupt

Last week it snowed in Saskatchewan for two days straight – there was a LOT of snow. 

I was DEE-LIGHTED!  

But I kept that mostly to myself  

People who grew up here have weathered 2, 3, 4 or more decades of these storms – and this year has...

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Why I created Making Space authenticity autonomy healing self-awareness

Making Space starts in 2022

I'm so excited to announce my online authenticity program Making Space will open for enrollment in 2022.

Before I share the details, I wanna back up and explain why I created this (2 years in the making!!!).

Some of you may remember before I was a...

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Build a Strong Authenticity Muscle: Part II (Orienting) authenticity grounding orienting self-awareness self-compassion self-knowledge self-trust

The foundation of my work is teaching self-awareness tools to increase self-knowledge, self-compassion, and self-trust for a strong authenticity muscle.

 

Grounding and orienting are powerful exercises to get into that self-awareness state and to learn about yourself. 

 

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Build a Strong Authenticity Muscle: Part I (Grounding) authenticity curiosity empowered grounding orienting playfulness self-awareness self-compassion self-knowledge self-trust

The foundation of my work is teaching self-awareness tools to increase self-knowledge, self-compassion, and self-trust for a strong authenticity muscle.

 

Grounding and orienting are powerful exercises to get into that self-awareness state and to learn about yourself. 

 

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My Approach to Anxious Feelings anxiety coping feldenkrais habit meditation people pleasing perfectionism safety worthiness

The energy of the world has felt heavy these last coupla weeks. Heavy, overwhelming, and anxiety-ridden.

I started to notice these anxious feelings creeping in the last two weeks. 

True, I did a whole big systems change for the business during Mercury Retrograde and my email broke for a...

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Worthiness is inherent...but it sure doesn't feel that way! failure not good enough worthiness

Maybe you relate to this story...

My worthiness is very much connected to my work and money - something I've been working at untangling.

Being a people pleasing perfectionist at work meant overdelivering and over giving to the point of exhaustion and burn-out.

A hundred years ago I worked as a...

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10 Signs You're A Perfectionist all-or-nothing anxiety authenticity control failure perfectionist sabotage self-awareness
 

Maybe you’ve already got some awareness around your own perfectionism. Or, maybe you're someone who doesn’t resonate with that word at all.

Either way, I’d live to invite you to read this with curiosity, and an open-mind, and if you catch yourself saying...

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