Hindsight is the distance we need in order to have full visual acuity. In hindsight we also see a situation in a larger context and from a different angle. Hind... Read more.
Lying Fallow: A Time for Rest
Lying fallow is a way to renew ourselves, our thoughts, and our spirits. Usually when we are stressed and overwhelmed the last thing we think about is taking ... Read more.
The Wisdom of Making Mistakes
“Resilience begins with failure.” This is not a mindset we generally choose to cultivate but it has a truth of its own. When you think about it, a lot o... Read more.
This Too Shall Pass
I would imagine most of us have heard the adage “This too shall pass.” Because the phrase is so familiar, so mundane and ordinary, we tend overlook the po... Read more.
Why Community Matters
There’s a special kind of joy that happens in groups. We find our greatest times of happiness in moments of collective effervescence. It’s a concept coi... Read more.
The Joys of Journaling
I know journaling is not for everyone. I also know finding time to journal as a caregiver can be daunting. That being said, I am still going to point out th... Read more.
Finding Your Way in Transition, Part 3 of 3: New Beginnings
New Beginnings don’t happen all at once. They can be a soft accumulation of things that have been brewing for a long time. A New Beginning can be adjusting to... Read more.
Finding Your Way in Transitions, Part 2 of 3: The In-Between Stage
In this second part we’ll look at the In-Between stage. For caregivers it is the space between what was and what will be. Suzanne Braun Levine calls this spac... Read more.
Finding Your Way in Transitions Part 1 of 3: Letting Go
There are three stages of transitions: Letting Go of the Old Way, the In-Between, and Accepting the New Way. These stages are not linear and logical. We mov... Read more.