For many years, I wanted my husband to change. I believed that he should be more sensitive, more empathetic, and many other things he wasn’t. But after more than a decade of that not working, I realized that he wasn’t going to change, and I decided to prioritize my happiness. Emotional safety is the ability to feel safe in revealing… Read More
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“I’m living the life I’ve always wanted.” Would you be able to say that, right now? Maybe your mind says, NO WAY and starts listing all the things that would need to change first: My husband would need to be a LOT nicer… I’d need to lose 40 pounds… First I’d need a better job that pays more… I know… Read More
What are your beliefs about friendship? Do you believe that you have to be a certain way to be a good friend? It may surprise you to know that your current beliefs about friendship could be keeping you stuck in a place of loneliness and isolation. Your beliefs about friendship impact the way you show up and the energy you… Read More
Self-love and self-compassion are not easy things to develop. Somehow, we can treat others with compassion, but when it comes to ourselves, we are our own worst enemy. But small, consistent changes over time lead to big outcomes, and through a repeated mindfulness practice, we can train our brains to show ourselves more self-compassion. Dr. Shauna Shapiro is the presenter… Read More
Last night I tried to teach my family about the relationship between thoughts, feelings, actions, and results (aka, Thought Tables!) Let’s just say this teaching moment went worse than I ever could have imagined. I selected a random negative thought (My son always lies) then asked Heathcliffe (my hubs) how that thought makes him feel. I *thought* he would say… Read More