Healthy relationships are all about finding ways to be both empathic and boundaried, connected to ourselves and connected to others. It's a fine balance. I don’t abandon myself by putting others on pedestals, nor do I abandon others by putting myself above them. ...
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What Is Healing?
For the month of August, we’re delving into the process of change and growth that humans undergo as we embark on our inner work journey. My model of change, The Change Spiral, emerged as one of the frameworks that now underlies much of my work. The quality of...
Is It Self-Care or Internalized Oppression?
True self-care is not about “fixing” ourselves to meet culturally defined standards of normalcy and productivity. Nor is it about numbing ourselves out with Netflix and Negronis, so that we can reluctantly pull ourselves begrudgingly through another week of work.
5 Ways to Find Energy in Stressful Times
Many of you have been telling me lately that you’re feeling exhausted by the pandemic and volatile global events. In times like these, I often find myself drawing on these five key practices that help me find my way through what sometimes feels like a dense darkness.
What Does It Mean to Be “Self-Resourced”?
I often ask people to assess how resourced they believe they are to have a particular conversation, and this often leads to a tilted head and raised eyebrows. Here I cover what it means to be “resourced” and offer 4 questions you can ask yourself when you’re trying to figure out how resourced you are.