There is nothing like going to the sea that brings me back to my wild nature. I try to hold onto it as best as I can. I am also reading Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PhD, a Jungian psychoanalyst. It is absolutely beautiful, food for the soul, with its [...]
Addiction sometimes provides the perfect storm for codependency to develop. You may care so much about the person who is addicted that you feel as though you can't stop worrying about them and subsequently your own wellbeing starts to suffer. There are some things that you can do to take care of yourself. If you [...]
I quite literally fled Pennsylvania for the sea to avoid the last of the atrocious weather for this Winter, as well as things I simply don't want to deal with. Whenever I return from the sea I always have a better perspective and handle on things. I'm regrounded and realigned with things that actually [...]
There is nothing quite like it, having your heart exist in another. You watch your heart run off to play on the jungle gym, clunk their head on something as your stomach drops, head to school for the first time as you wave goodbye, or cry over a first break up. No matter how old [...]
I've gotten good feedback lately about my teaching and some hard to hear feedback in other areas. It's hard to internalize and integrate both the good and bad... instead of just the bad, er, more constructive. Sometimes with your best intentions, you're still misunderstood and things can't get rectified. I've learned to try not to [...]
It can be hard to explain to others what that's like. Check out this blog post I wrote here. Spoon Theory can be one tool to help convey to others what your experience is like!
Hello internet and happy Wednesday. I haven't been very happy today, but I guess I can be proud that I worked out anyway and have been trying to stick to my resolution of working out regularly at the Y. Yay. On to the wellness topic for this week. It can be extremely hard to take [...]