Raising Emotionally Well-Balanced Children

What are the prominent factors of emotional development in children? To have a solid start, to move gracefully into adulting we need a rock-solid foundation. Being well-balanced is not an innate human condition. For generations now it seems the pendulum has been stuck...

A few things to make life easier, Part Two

It’s simply not your fault A series on transitions, a few simple paragraphs about managing life well in times of drastic change Part Two: Inward Navigating the choppy waters of 2020 and its perfect storm of life changing demands has highlighted the layers of...

A few things to make life easier: Part One

It’s simply not your fault A series on transitions, a few simple paragraphs about managing life well in times of drastic change Part One: Ebbs and Flows  While the world has not stopped, it may feel as if it’s spinning a bit off axis of late. In times such as these...

The real elephant in the political room

Let’s talk about the one thing that’s at the heart of it all, the elephant in the room, America’s worsening emotional crisis. It’s the reason half of the country is in arms and the reason the other half can’t see any issue. There has been a significant gap in...

How childhood trauma led to mindfulness

As we steamroll our way through life it’s not often we take time to check in with ourselves emotionally. We’ve grown accustomed to seeking an immediate fix from an outside source, turning inward feels counterproductive. The quicker we can find an answer and the less...

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