Parenting Adult Children: Think Progress, Not Perfection

Parenting Adult Children: Think Progress, Not Perfection

“Mom, can I share something with you?”This, coming from my 25-year-old daughter who seems quite upset about something.“Of course, darling. What is it?”Meanwhile, my heart starts to beat a bit faster. I tense up. My mind starts wondering if she’s pregnant or lost her...
Darling, You’re Not Broken

Darling, You’re Not Broken

Darling, You’re Not Broken But my heart is broken. How the heck do you expect me to get up and smile every day? We hear this a lot. We see it a lot. Just scroll through Facebook or check Instagram quotes and you’ll see heartache splattered all over the place....
We Are Enough: Do You Believe That?

We Are Enough: Do You Believe That?

  What Are We Here For? Codependency is a popular term, but it’s outdated.  It’s oftentimes misunderstood.  And, some people go throughout life thinking they have this “condition” that will always be a thorn in their side. I’m a firm...
Thought Awareness And Reframing Exercise

Thought Awareness And Reframing Exercise

Thought Awareness and Reframing Part of emotional healing requires us to revisit past memories, perhaps even feeling some of the negative feelings associated with such. Today, let me show you a quick technique that has helped me get in the habit of becoming more of an...
Codependency Recovery Is Important

Codependency Recovery Is Important

 Codependency Recovery is Important I commend you on your patience and persistence to continue to explore your issues and get familiar with the main triggers of your codependent tendencies. And, progressing in your codependency recovery, begin to implement a set of...
Inner Child Healing Exercise

Inner Child Healing Exercise

Childhood Photograph Dialogue Exercise Yes, that’s me at five years old. That little girl is who went through some scary things and didn’t understand why. That’s the little girl who figured she better be a “good girl”, because maybe if she was “good”, Mom and Dad...