It is okay (a poem of validation for the year 2020)

“It is okay to leave this year behindIt is okay if you haven’t found a silver lining since FebruaryIt is okay if all of that spiritual or emotional work you were planning to do on yourself never ended up happeningIt is okay if you didn’t read a single book all the way through or you … Read more

It’s okay not to be merry.

Christmas can be a testing time of year at the best of times. Remember, it is always okay to ask for help if and when you need it. Try to open up to friends and loved ones, and spend time in their company. If you don’t feel able to do this, there are still people … Read more

What Drives Us and What Holds Us Back?

Parental teaching often happens at an unconscious level: when parents are excited by and approve a child’s behaviour, the messages they give are often permissions; however, when parents feel threatened by a child’s behaviour, the messages expressed are often injunctions. Permissions are just as the word implies – giving the child permission to do something. … Read more