How to have good relationships

Empathy is one of the important pieces of forming emotionally safe and positive relationships. It is a way we feel and can help someone else feel SEEN, HEARD and UNDERSTOOD (like they matter). Empathy is feeling WITH someone in order to connect with them. This means we have to be willing to connect to times in … Continue reading How to have good relationships

Have you practiced today?

Have you practiced today? How well do you think you would do at playing an instrument you have never played before on your very first try? What about after 10 hrs of practice? What about after 100 hrs of practice? What about after a 1000 hrs of practice?   Now consider that instead of a … Continue reading Have you practiced today?

And through it all I matter

Before I even open my eyes I am aware of the warmth of my blankets and the sweet bundle of fur pressed against the back of my legs. I breathe in; the silence is comforting. I pry my fur baby from his chosen spot to mine and nestle in for some morning snuggles, enjoying his familiar … Continue reading And through it all I matter