When Rest is Challenging

For some of us, it can be difficult to shut down our productivity mindset and rest. So what do we do if we suspect this drive to avoid rest has some unhealthy roots?

Safe People to Trust

Safe people connect with us in a way that is authentic and present, giving us the abilty to establish trust in the relationship and person.

Fear and Our View of the Future

How does fear affect our view of the future? Now is the time to find your voice, your priorities, and line them up with your life values.

After School Meltdowns

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An after-school meltdown may be your child releasing their pent up mental, physical and emotional energy after a full day of needing to exercise a lot of self-control.

Practicing Self-Compassion

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Next time you notice your inner critic, try to practice self-compassion and then take time to reflect on how it makes you feel!

Childhood Emotional Neglect

Childhood emotional neglect is a common occurrence that affects a person into adulthood. Those who’ve experienced it often have no idea it exists.

Five Signs of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence as a psychological theory was originally developed by Peter Salovey and John Mayer. They described it as “the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth,” (Mayer & Salovey, 1997).