Thoughts on being an 'outlier' in your family. How family can embrace differences, and stronger connections can be built.
the importance of being rooted.
"To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul." - Simone Weil
for the partner who thinks couples therapy is a bad idea.
What happens when one partner wants to go to therapy, and the other doesn't? Some thoughts for the partner who thinks therapy is a waste of time.
therapist in therapy.
Helpers aren't superheroes. They're people too. Thoughts from a therapist on her experience as a client in therapy.
on how Christmas is not always wonderful.
Holidays are fast approaching. You might be delighted, but for many this season brings dread. Christmas isn't always the most wonderful time of the year.
on how a handshake can be the most important part of the day.
A morning handshake ritual may just look like a fun way to start the day, but this small act can serve to teach so much.
on powering off.
What happens when we lose access to technology? Can we handle being disconnected from our devices? A sneaky experiment shows us how hard it is to power off.
on swings and water bottles.
My big girl asked for a push on the swing. But really, she was asking for so much more.