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Leadership

A new approach to leadership: Leaders who’ve learned to let it go. Old school leadership took on a “Do as I’m doing! Follow, follow me!” mentality. Success being determined by quality and quantity of sheep. A “Mother knows best”, from the movie Tangled approach with...

Boundaries

At the Freedom Extreme in St. George, I participated in a simulation involving creating boundaries. We paired with partners and each partner would instruct us how to move. If they gave us the hand motion to stop, we stopped. If they gave us the motion to move...

Awkward Sharks

Two years ago, I stumbled into an emotional circus called Youth For Freedom (YFF). I had signed up to be a counselor with no foreknowledge of what YFF had to offer. I found myself at a training surrounded by people I didn’t know, using a jargon that was completely...

Hiding In Plain Sight

Remember that time when you answered someone’s question with an answer taken from an entirely separate experience? And then you justify that answer and classify it as ‘truth’ because, in the past it was true, this is the answer they want to hear, they have an agenda...

POWERFULLY LISTENING

The goal of powerfully listening is to help the speaker find answers or solace from themselves rather than from you; or if necessary, be open to your suggestions in a way that is powerful for them. You do this by being involved in the discussion while taking yourself...

Awareness and Love

  I attended a Suicide Awareness training course put on by our community. It was fascinating. They showed us a map of The U.S. and had the highest suicide deaths in red. The entire western United States was lit up. Why? I asked. What have the Eastern states figured...

New YFF 2018 Location!!!!

New facility!! Guess what!!!! Youth For Freedom is extremely excited to bring to you some of the upgrades we are creating this year!!! We are moving our conference to one of the most visited and loved places on the map! Yosemite, California!!!   You heard it right! We...

Breathing to Love Me

Dearest Friends, Sometimes I wake up and the day to come stretches before me like a bleak tundra, devoid of life and low on hope, joy, and enthusiasm. That's okay. Some days are like that. Then, sometimes, they start to add up. Day after day feels like a Sahara desert...

Shadow Work – Follow up from YFF

Dearest Reader, How are you? How have you been? It has only been a few weeks since our incredible Youth For Freedom conference and I can’t believe how the time has flown. How have your worlds changed? How have you changed? What’s awesome? What are you creating from...

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