“If you bring forth what is within you,
What you bring forth will save you.
If you do not bring forth what is within you,
What you do not bring forth will destroy you.”
~ The Gospel of Thomas


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  • This is the Most Important Decision we Make.

    “All I read is a little girl delusionally convincing herself that mummy cares and loves her even though the reality has not equated to that.” I received this comment from a reader in response to my latest article where I share my experience of spending some time with my mother recently. I want to respond with […]

  • How your Nervous System Shapes your Reality.

    Our nervous system plays a key part in shaping our perception of reality. More specifically, it affects our thoughts and beliefs about ourselves and others. Our thoughts and beliefs create our feelings, which then determine our behavior and actions. Our behavior and actions – steps we take or choose not to take – impact our […]

  • It’s Not your Partner, it’s your Nervous System

    The state of your relationship has more to do with the state of your nervous system than with your partner. The way we are used to relate to others is from attributing our feelings to the person with whom we are relating. If we feel good in their presence, we make it about them. If […]

  • Upgrading the fantasy of my husband to reality is humbling.

    “I adored my husband. He was my knight in shining armor: the one who protected and spoiled me the way my father never did. I hoisted him onto a pedestal, ignoring his human qualities on full display. Until life, through series of unexpected events, revealed my husband as a traumatized messy human just like me. […]

  • Learning to Love my Husband is Unexpectedly Hard.

    I cannot say I missed my husband when I was away. There was nothing missing. I was with my mother – where I wanted to be. My needs were met. It wasn’t a sacrifice to leave home for 3 weeks, it was a choice. I enjoyed being where I was. When time came to return […]

  • My Mother’s Love is Unconditional. I see that now.

    Three weeks with my mother flew by. And yet, there was ENOUGH time. I left my mom yesterday morning with a feeling of satisfaction and peace. I am filled with gratitude, because although it wasn’t always perfect – it somehow ended up perfect just the way it was. The most pronounced feeling that I left […]

  • Spending Time with my Mama is So Bittersweet.

    Spending time with my mama is so bittersweet. There’s sadness and there’s sweetness weaved together all the time. I keep trying to have a conversation to get to a depth I need, but it gets interrupted by some banality every time. Then there are occasions when spontaneously we get to a depth I seek and […]

  • Relating to my Mother is an Exercise in Letting Her Be.

    When relating to my mom, it’s better when I remember that I’m not only her child, but a grown up, too. I’m more gentle and compassionnate when I remember that I’m a mother, too. And that sometimes I’m not ready for a conversation that is difficult in the moment when one of my daughters needs […]

  • The Love for my Mother was Hiding under a Thick Layer of Anger

    Traveling tomorrow to be with my mom. Three weeks. I wanted it to be a good chunk of time. Last time we properly connected was 5 years ago, when we spent 6 weeks together. We shared a lot. I felt seen, understood then. I cried with sadness when she left, really felt the separation. Since […]

  • "Just read your article, Love from Another is Unsustainable, in Elephant Journal. Wish this was taught in high school, it’s what I’ve tried telling people for years. But you said it so very clearly. Thanks for your work."

    - Mel S

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  • "Galina’s words have resonated with me since the first time I found her writings. I feel that she is a beautiful soul that has a lot of wisdom and insight to share."

    - Dawn L

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  • "First as a reader only and after as a client, I felt Galina is real and raw about her struggles, her healing and her growth. By allowing us to see her brave practices of authenticity, vulnerability and self-responsibility, she reveals her strength and inspires us to stay true to ourselves, while paving our own path to inner fulfillment"

    - Eroica van Langen

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  • "Galina, I must tell you I had tears running down my face while editing your article. Your writing really does cut to the heart of womanhood and motherhood."

    - Khara-Jade Warren

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  • "Galina is an extremely articulate speaker who courageously brings a wealth of personal life experience to the stage. Speaking from her own lived experience she creates rapport and engagement with the audience while providing valuable life lessons in carving our own path."

    - Miroslav Petrovic, Embodied Speaking Training

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  • "Interviewing Galina is an exploration of themes that we struggle to put words to. Her compassionate approach to life and relationships is expressed succinctly through a deep expertise, born of personal and professional experience. It has been my pleasure to connect my community with Galina’s wise words."

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  • "Galina’s voice is strikingly unique, particularly in the feminist space. Her words carry the weight of deep self-enquiry and hard-won truth. She offers the reader a bracingly fresh perspective on relationships, femininity, empowerment, and self-responsibility. The revelations she unearths are often profoundly uncomfortable in their clarity but strangely comforting to finally hear spoken out loud. She cuts right through our layers of conditioning to the heart of the female experience."

    - Khara-Jade Warren, Editor