(re) Define Failure: Reckon, Rumble, Rise, Repeat

Four years ago this week, I attended a conference where Brené Brown was speaking on a panel. When we met afterwards, I told her I listened to her first book, I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from ‘What Will Others Think’ to ‘I Am Enough’ while I ran my […]

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Summer “Camp” Workshops at Potentia – In Person and Online

Happy Summer! My whole family loves this time of year. We spend a lot of time outside enjoying the longer days, warm nights and the new flow of our summer schedule full of camps, pool and beach time, backyard BBQ’s, and movies under the stars. My kids are getting into their new routine of summer […]

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I Choose Respect Over Body and Story Shame 2015

Today we kick off Potentia’s second annual “I Choose Respect” month. #ichooserespect is an effort to connect with those who may not identify with clinical eating disorders but can relate with struggling in their relationship with food, their body and their story. I believe we all can relate as I am yet to find someone […]

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(re) Define: Resolutions

This time of year is famous (or infamous) for resolutions. Usually these resolutions involve language like: more less start stop lose change balance enough no yes Goals are good. Intentions are important. Hope is crucial when we want to grow, heal and do life differently. But sometimes we make some well-meaning errors in setting our […]

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15 Reasons to (re) Define Hope and Despair

hope verb \ˈhōp\: to want something to happen or be true and think that it could happen or be true. There is no room for cynicism where there is hope. Hope is a brave stance that requires faith in the unseen. At Potentia, I witness this kind of hope in action daily. I see people […]

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How is Your Sleep Hygiene?

Note from Rebecca: Just days before Day Light Savings ends, we thought it would be good to address one of the most important tenants of health: our sleep hygiene. We are a tired nation with a high threshold for pushing through our exhaustion. But not meeting our sleep needs while trying to maintain a high […]

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Stretch + Breathe Workshop Series

Kelly Schauermann is kicking of the first workshop series in Potentia’s new space on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Register soon and save your space for this affordable workshop series – only $60 for all four weeks! Contact Kelly at kelly@potentiatherapy.com with any questions. Make a commitment to yourself and carve out some time to care […]

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Are you in? Fat Talk Free Week 2014

I really appreciate the leadership of Delta Delta Delta and their vision for Fat Talk Free Week. This year’s Fat Talk Free Week kicks off tomorrow and runs through Friday, October 20th. I value taking a week – with the hope it will extend longer – to intentionally redirect fat talk in our heads, with […]

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