My Formula for Overcoming Defensiveness

My Formula for Overcoming Defensiveness

Want my simple formula for overcoming defensiveness? Growth Mindset + Identity Work  + Emotional Strength Training 1. Everything is learning. I only feel defensive to the degree that I buy into the idea that something is wrong with me. And I only get self-righteous...
Vaccine Conversations

Vaccine Conversations

When I mentioned to my mother that I was offering a workshop on how to approach “the vaccine conversation” nonviolently, she laughingly empathized with, “Oh my, you’ve just put yourself in the middle of a hornet’s nest.”  It certainly feels that way. When issues of...
Grow Up Your Inner Child

Grow Up Your Inner Child

Growing up isn’t always easy. Some days, I find myself wishing that the world would rearrange itself to nurture me. To embrace me. To care for me. Those days, when I’m feeling “little,” I also tend to be more fearful. More fragile. More...