Dovetailing Wounds

Recurring issues in our relationships are almost always the result of dovetailing wounds from childhood. We mistakenly think others are the cause of our feelings, when in fact, they’re just activating old pain. For example, as children, Jane felt unheard and...

Frustrating Times

This experience of self-isolation can bring up a plethora of emotions. Our relationships are being tested as as we spend enormous amounts of time together. While some of us are still working and adhering more to regular schedules, others have had their lives turned...

Holding Space

Sometimes people just need to vent and complain. While it’s tempting to dig into our own experience and offer advice or help them come up with a solution, this isn’t usually what is sought after. Most often, they just want to have someone there, while they...

Curveballs

Life doesn’t always seem fair or go the way we think it should. As frustrating and infuriating as this can be, we can’t ever really know how things will turn out. Seemingly bad things often prove to be beneficial. The best course of action when life...

Antidote for the Blues

Cultivating gratitude is an effortless way to improve our quality of life. Our dominant thoughts, emotions and feelings attract people, places and things that match our energy. The external details of our lives aren’t actually responsible for the way we feel....

The Future Is Now

We can’t control the future, but we can control how we meet it. Worrying makes us anxious and reduces our enthusiasm for what does show up and decreases our motivation to creatively look for and find solutions if we need them. Because every present moment is the...