Posts tagged "balance"

Balance is a living thing

Sometimes I add, but I forget how to subtract. Sometimes I realize there is a lot I want to do, but only so many hours in the day. Sometimes I remember that a brain can only hold so much, and that with every over-reaching “yes”, I risk something falling through the cracks. I support women... Read more »

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys: Why we need to let our sons feel

My oldest is entering 5th grade next fall, and to me, this is a life milestone, a teetering between childhood and preadolescence.  5th grade is an ideal time to focus on self understanding, emotional expression, body image, and stress reduction (basically everything that we adults are still working on).  These discussions are essential as peers... Read more »

Change the world by practicing what you know

You believe in self awareness, compassion, joy, love.  You understand the importance of self care, you adore reading (insert any teacher or self help author’s) books, and you love a great inspirational quote. You can analyze yourself, even offer up observations to explain why you do what you do, but you keep doing the same... Read more »
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Seek balance, not fights

All of our anger is being directed at Representative Akin, but he is not the heart of the problem.  He just spoke the problem out loud; therefore he is taking the big fall. He is one of many who are misinformed, one of many who believe that they know what is best for women, one of... Read more »