Effective Parenting

Guiding younger humans is a formidable labor of love that doesn’t end when they launch into adulthood. The web of connections that we create as parents is a direct reflection of what was modeled by our first families. Understanding the patterns that are emerging in our parenting is a crucial step in connecting with children in a more honest, organic, and supportive way.

Respect the Ingredients of Your Fear

Respect the Ingredients of Your Fear

You might not often mention fear and bread in the same breath–although fear of a belly bulge prompts many to swear off the doughy, yeasty miracle. But I would argue that the process of baking bread is a metaphor for how we handle our fears. Consider that both fear and...

I was Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder at 40.

I was Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder at 40.

As a little girl, I believed that a ghost lived in my closet. I feared it would run amok while I slept, if not held back by a firmly closed door (never considering that the incorporeal interloper might just ooze through the wood). One night, noticing during tuck-in...

Social Media FOMO Can Backfire

Social Media FOMO Can Backfire

The holidays can serve up rich and meaningful moments with family and friends-- and trigger a drive to digitally broadcast each and every one. But sharing can turn into oversharing, leading to a feverish social media focus that can actually make us feel worse. Here's...

A Fear Finding Exercise

A Fear Finding Exercise

Hello Fellow Fear Finders, Feeling fearless doesn't mean ignoring or battling your fears, but rather accepting, enlightening and embracing them as part of your path toward a deeper understanding of what gets and keeps you stuck. In the process, your fears can shift...

Want Your Kids to Talk? Practice the Art of Listening.

Want Your Kids to Talk? Practice the Art of Listening.

Focus on listening to your kids and validating their feelings before sharing your own. You can’t learn anything with your mouth open. That was a mantra my dad delivered regularly to my younger, chattier and sometimes defiant self. But as important as that advice was...

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