Awareness comes in many forms and on many levels. As we grow into ourselves we develop awareness to who we are and how we want our lives to look. Last month, I wrote about how seeing your life as art is an important key to finding daily gratitude and value in your experience. Becoming aware and seeing your experience from a new perspective is something that is often developed through resilience and healing our painful experiences. This month, on the heels of Mother’s Day, if you are feeling any kind of struggle - whether with fertility, motherhood or relationships, I want you to know you’re on the right path, even if it doesn’t feel like it.Read more
So much in our lives is defined by the idea of an end goal or reaching a specific destination. In the workplace, in our social lives, and even in our hobbies it can be easy to think of life in terms of success or failure. So it’s no surprise that many women approach fertility and motherhood the same way. Culturally we are encouraged to think only of specific outcomes and not to consider how we may learn, grow, and transform as we move toward our dreams. While there is likely significant personal and social pressure to focus on results to make us happy, thinking this wayRead more
When I was seven years old my father told me that I could never really love anyone else until I truly loved myself. And since I was a very curious kid with a zest for insight I responded by asking him how could I do that. Teach me? It turns out, even though he knew the concept, he couldn’t explain how to get beyond the should part.
I think that’s also where the conversation around self-love starts and ends today for many of us as adults.