The stories we tell ourselves aren't always rooted in fact.
There are emotional risks and consequences associated with every action or inaction, and sometimes these risks make staying in awful situations or staying locked into seemingly destructive behaviours the safer emotional choice.
Thoughts on being an 'outlier' in your family. How family can embrace differences, and stronger connections can be built.
The person you love who struggles may get better. Or they may not. But what I do know is that they do not have to get better for you.
Sometimes we forget that the space we hold in the world is sacred. Sabrina shares a special moment of reminding by a stranger.
When I am planning on changing gears with my children it is customary for me to give them a bit of a warning before we switch to a new thing. I let them know it's time to finish reading their page, to pause their show, or to put toys away before we move on to … Continue reading making room to pause.
My preference in the face of suffering and hardship is to move from a why does this happen to a question of how. How will this experience shape me? How will I change or grow because of this? How do I respond to pain and suffering? How is this experience connecting me with humanity in new ways?
Many of us have a sense that to be different or unique is to be on the outside, excluded. So we push for sameness in an effort to feel safe.
Modeling inhibition and public tomfoolery as a mom goal. Read on for thoughts on confronting shame, and the potential to develop new narratives.
Care doesn't need to be extravagant to be meaningful. Sometimes it's the little details that assure us that others know who we are, care about what matters to us, and take the time to remind us of that.