When a seventh grader randomly told me to ef off and gave me some superlatives, I became curious. My unexpected “Ok. Would you like to go for a walk” response disrupted her “attack.” She was expecting me to give her big feels but I didn’t. Instant confusion followed with a hair flip and a timid … More Misdirected Big Feels
“… belonging and being loved are core to the human experience. We are a social species; we are meant to be in community—emotionally, socially, and physically interconnected with others.” – Bruce D. Perry Part 1: Neurobiological Need for Connection and Relationship Your brain is constantly seeking felt and physical safety in your environment and experiences. … More Relational Well-Being
As we are here together and you are actively listening to what I am sharing, I want you to settle in where you are. Try to find your body’s rest point and fall into that space. Once you’ve found your comfortable position, take a slow breath in through your nose, feeling your body melt into … More Checking Your “Engine” Meditation Moment
Google defines Normal as: [ˈnôrməl]ADJECTIVE conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected. Google then defines Abnormal as: [abˈnôrməl]ADJECTIVE deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying. How would YOU define normal? Yes, context matters, but is there REALLY a line of normalcy? Why do we need … More Normal? Abnormal? By What Measure?