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Is Family Loyalty Holding You Back?

By Susan Shehata / March 16, 2016 /

  “As you succeed, you fail.” We both sat there, quietly, for a moment, taking in the statement I just made. She had just referenced that even though she was actually quite successful in her pursuits, that she never felt like she was succeeding. This is a common feeling, and it can arise from a…

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The Core Story Series: Rachel’s Story

By Susan Shehata / February 19, 2016 /

  This is the third installment in my Core Story series. This series features the real life stories of my clients, as they uncover and dismantle their limiting beliefs. To read a little about Core Stories, and my personal shift, click here. _________________________ Rachel is fine. Rachel will be fine. Rachel WILL be fine. Rachel will always…

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The Core Story Series: Miel’s Story

By Susan Shehata / January 27, 2016 /

  This is the second installment in my Core Story series. This series features the real life stories of my clients, as they uncover and dismantle their limiting beliefs. To read a little about Core Stories, and my personal shift, click here. To read the first story, click here.     Miel’s Story Last spring, everything was falling apart.…

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Ask the Space Guru: Toliet Matters

By Susan Shehata / January 19, 2016 /

  Q: Today both the toilets in my house broke….Coincidence? Any thoughts on this matter? A:  Well, yes, in fact, lots of thoughts.  I believe our home symbolizes our life, so we can look at the space as a metaphor. When something breaks in your home, or your body for that matter, it’s a wake-up…

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The Core Story Series: Mary’s Story

By Susan Shehata / January 18, 2016 /

  This is the first installment in my Core Story series. This series features the real life stories of my clients, as they uncover and dismantle their limiting beliefs. To read a little about Core Stories, and my personal shift, click here.   Mary’s Story The experience of uncovering my Core Beliefs has been a little like…

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Studio Revamp: Stepping it Up

By Susan Shehata / December 17, 2015 /

  I teach that our home is a mirror of our life. Our goals and obstacles are reflected in our environments. So, when I embarked on the revamp of my wellness studio, I knew that I would be taking myself through both an internal and external process. It is a process of letting go, decision…

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Is Your Core Story Holding You Back?

By Susan Shehata / December 7, 2015 /

“I choose to feel safe.” I used to think positive affirmations were bullshit. And, in my work, I find that when you apply a random positive affirmation, like some new age salve to a wound, you will likely indeed find it to be bullshit…or at least ineffective—which is essentially the same thing. But, “I choose…

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The Nature of Science is to Ask Questions, So We Must Question Science Itself

By Susan Shehata / October 26, 2015 /

I used to be one of the biggest skeptics I knew, second only to my father— the scientist. You know what makes a good skeptic? Believe nothing. Question everything. And I always do. Or, at least, that’s where I start. As a holistic wellness practitioner, not only have I read a fair amount of information…

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5 Ways To Prepare Your Nest For Fall

By Susan Shehata / October 14, 2015 /

1. Get rid of stuff It’s time to ditch the clutter. Ok, technically, I always encourage you to do that, but this time of year is especially important for clearing out the extra weight. Depending on your climate, you are about to spend more time indoors. And don’t you want as much breathing space as…

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Cheese Puffs and Other Choices

By Susan Shehata / September 8, 2015 /

Have you ever gone grocery shopping while you were hungry? You know how it goes—you begin tossing every “delicious seeming thing” willy-nilly into your cart. Your radar is off. Your mind is certainly not making the clearest, most rational choices. Then the next day, you peek into the fridge and cupboards, wondering what you were…

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