Tag Archives: adult

Accepting ickiness: also, because sometimes this is what it looks like in my head

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd … Continue reading

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Learning from mistakes

I had a very wise supervisor last year. She wound up becoming a bit of a mentor, too, though I suspect that was not her intention. It was a stressful year and often work situations would dreg up emotional pain … Continue reading

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“Grow up!”

I hear this phrase a lot- “Grow up!”, “Get over it!” and it seems invalidating sometimes. Yes, for many of life’s disappointments and setbacks, we do need to just get over it and move forward. Simple, yes. Easy? Not always. … Continue reading

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Taking loving action on behalf of myself

In order to feel loved, children need someone to take loving actions on their behalf. They need someone to stand up for them, feed them well, create financial security follow through on promises, be present with them with kindness, listen … Continue reading

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