I read something today that made me laugh. Ducks walk out of a lake, flap their wings and fly off. Good for you, duck. I wonder if you have adrenal glands. If so maybe instead of “shaking things [...]
Friendships have always been a bit of a mystery to me. My parents didn’t really do the friends thing well. They had friends, but the friendships only existed as long as both parties went to the [...]
Some people say having kids changes you. But I say that having kids unveils the real you. Take me, for example. Before I had kids I was patient, kind, magnanimous and upright. After kids I [...]
As a therapist, I believe in the importance of good theoretical knowledge, unconditional positive regard, affective attunement and a safe holding-space, along with perfectly timed insightful [...]
When I moved to California 20 years ago, I was appalled by the sudden increase in the amount of waiting required every day. Everything was so crowded here compared to my small Georgia town and my [...]
Every time I watch The Help, there is a scene that breaks me. When Aibileen says goodbye to Mae Mobley. Watching little Mae say, “Don’t go, Aibee, please don’t leave,” I start welling up until [...]
I’m not much of a frou-frou, Valentine, chocolate-and-roses kinda gal. I’ve only gotten one Valentine’s present my whole life.
Sadness, anger, disappointment. They are emotions that threaten to drown us. But if we learn how to be with them, we discover that they round us rather than flatten us.
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