A question for the ladies: How many of you are uncomfortable with your anger? If someone takes advantage of you, hurts you, shames you, dismisses you, do you sometimes suffer in silence rather than speak up? Do you agonize about how you might confront the individual that made you feel small in the first place? … Continue reading Anger Is An (Entirely Normal & Useful) Energy
Free-Photos/PixabayDo you have trouble holding your boundaries? Do you find it even more difficult after a conversation with your significant other, your mother, your best friend? You might be in a relationship with a boundary-pusher. Here are six types of common boundary-pushers I’ve identified in my years as a therapist (and as a human). It’s … Continue reading 6 Common Types of Boundary-Pushers: Do You Have One In Your Life?
Sometimes the best choice is not to go home for the holidays.
I am 38 years old, and some of those years have not belonged to me. When I think about how I want to do Life, it's often through a shiny lens (I've always had a little bit of whimsy in my perspective), but that's not always been my lived experience. Like everybody else in the … Continue reading What happens when we say Yes.