We can drive ourselves crazy trying to plan, decide, analyze, and apply logic to every situation. The rational brain that takes up pretty much all the space in our lives is saying “I will get to the right answer or ‘thing’ if only I push hard enough.” You’re laughing because you know what I’m talking [...]
Some days are hard. Today was one for me; what would have been my dad’s 67th birthday. Tears streamed and a few times, I choked on my snot. But, I survived. I don’t know if I survived it well, but I did survive. During the day, I managed to remain present for myself, acknowledging where [...]
You all know, I’m not a huge fan of affirmations, unless of course — you already believe them to at least some extent while you’re saying them. Then they are super awesome. But, I do think incorporating positive language in your life can be a huge game changer. Ready for some emotional relief? Try incorporation these three terms into your day-to-day self-talk.
Guest post by Emily S. Rosen, LCSW This time of year we are bombarded by that word, “grateful.” We are expected to be grateful. What happens when you don’t feel grateful but you are told that you should be? What if you feel guilt or pain about not feeling grateful? What if the pain that [...]