Sara Wald

Dealing with a hard goodbye

We’ve all faced difficult relationship choices and hard goodbyes. We meet someone – a friend, coworker, business partner, romantic partner– and they just feel right. There’s a whole lot of neurological reasons why that happens that I won’t get into, except to say that we meet people energetically where we’re at. So if you’re attracted

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The difference between moving on and moving through

“Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.”-John Lennon Oh, boy. In the coaching industry I hear these phrases all the time:  “Time to move on.” “Don’t look back. Look forward!” “You’re stuck in the past!” “Your future is ahead of you!” All this stuff sounds so encouraging and enticing. Who doesn’t want

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The difference between boundaries and the silent treatment 

Certainly there are those of us who are emotionally unavailable. But often in dysfunctional relationship systems, those walls are there for self-protection!   What’s important as you work towards redefining love is to make sure that you’re setting boundaries with the true source of the dysfunction, and that those boundaries are healthy. Finding the root

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How does individual trauma impact the workplace?

We typically think about trauma as primarily impacting our personal lives. But we don’t leave our troubles at the door when we go to work. So how is trauma impacting our professional lives? This week, I explore the question of trauma’s impact on the workplace, and explain why mental healthcare should be a priority to

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The power and courage of a good story can change the world

In 1987, when I was 11 years old, my Gram handed me a copy of Gone With the Wind, and said, “Here, read this. You’re ready.” In those pages, I learned about war, and slavery, and the indomitable spirit of women. I haven’t stopped reading that book for 35 years. In 1990, when I was

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Balancing love for yourself with love for others

Self-love, self-care, you are enough, love yourself first… These are trendy phrases seen everywhere these days, to the point that they might lose their meaning and feel unattainable to those of us trying to do all the things. It’s hard to feel like “You are enough” when you’re dropping plates left and right! And at

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Spiritual Abuse and Redefining Love

TRIGGER WARNING:This post contains discussions about mental health that may be upsetting or triggering for trauma survivors. If you are at risk for serious depression, anxiety, emotional instability, or self-harm, consider reading this post in the company of a trusted, trauma-informed supporter. This is our fourth and final segment of the four-part series titled It’s

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