dotdotdot

Read. Write. Grow.

Ok. Seriously folks. Is anyone else super tired of the “find your passion” and “follow your dream” crapola?! Does anyone else feel like a big fraud in life because you don’t have a “passion” (except for maybe tacos… people seem pretty pumped about tacos nowadays)? Is your job good enough, it pays the bills, it’s …

Continue reading

As I read The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary, PhD, I reflected as a clinical social worker/family therapist, as a daughter, as a wife, as a step-mother, and as a mother… my roles and my close relationships. In the past when I have done family therapy, the main objective was never to “fix” the child. …

Continue reading

Whoa! I’ve been blogging for over a month. Whaaaaat? That went FAST! This also means I’ve been #goaldigging hardcore since the end of June. So! To give myself credit for the hard work I’ve been doing, to keep myself accountable for what I could be doing better, and to stay motivated – let’s review!

I’m a failure. I’m an overachiever. I’m lazy. I’m productive. I’m kind, loving, giving. I’m hard on people. I have high expectations of others. I’m even harder on myself. I have left my career of social work to raise our daughter for another year. I’ve earned three degrees. I took care of myself financially up …

Continue reading

I got my wedding photos tonight. They made me cry. Many made me squeal with delight. I also cried. I felt beautiful my wedding day, but candid photos don’t lie. “Good god, is that how THICK I am now?” “Is THAT what I look like when I laugh?” “What is WITH my chin?” My now-husband …

Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: