One of the best things my Mom use to do for me as a kid was hand me a spoon and say "Go outside and play." I grew up in poverty, without an abundance of toys and monetary resources, but what that spoon gave to me was priceless: imagination, ingenuity, inspiration, self-sufficiency, tolerance, perseverance, acceptance, and confidence. Hard to … Continue reading How to Creatively Cultivate Your Internal and External Resources
A common call that I receive as a therapist is from parents with children who are acting out either through tantrums, defiance, or paralyzed from worry and anxiety. Typically there will be a quality of immediacy to the call and often something becomes blatantly obvious in the equation of the struggle. Let's see if … Continue reading Are You in a Modern Day Busy Trap with your Children?