"Once everyone understands their value, we stop hustling for worthiness and lean into our gifts." - Brene Brown, Dare to Lead American culture emphasizes an "as soon as" mentality. As soon as we lose the last ten pounds, or get the promotion, as soon as we acquire the better house, or the nicer wardrobe, as … Continue reading We are already enough.
In my fifteen years as a clinician, I’ve worked predominantly with adolescents and young adults. I’ve always appreciated teenagers - there is such magic in that developmental period of trying on many different hats and identity exploration. On countless occasions, I’ve had teenagers brought to my office by their parents, seeking support because their child … Continue reading To the Parents of Kids that Don’t Fit In: Your Kids are All Right.
I have always had a terrible sense of direction. In childhood and adolescence, I frequently had my head in a book while in the car, and never paid attention to my surroundings. When it came time for me to get my license at age sixteen, I had no idea how to get anywhere. As … Continue reading Focus on your strengths, forgive your weaknesses.