In the last post you may have recognized yourself. You know you’re burned out, you know why, and you’re afraid of the consequences, but you don’t know what to do. The solutions I’m about to suggest are anything but simple. For most
Are you overwhelmingly exhausted in parenting? Are you feeling emotional distance from your children? Are you feeling completely ineffective in your parenting? Do you sometimes dream of escaping? You’re likely experiencing parental burnout. Yes, it’s a real thing. This is not in
Years ago 10 minutes to myself sounded ridiculous. How could 10 minutes possibly help? Well, first of all, you have to start somewhere. Those of us who resist self-care, those of us who roll our eyes at the suggestion or believe we
For some of us, facing the holidays with altered plans feels overwhelming. For some it may even feel hopeless and joy-less. Some may wonder why they should observe the holiday at all. What’s the point? I understand. It’s easy to feel deflated
You want festive. You want fun. You want fa-la-la-la-la. How we do we achieve those meaningful moments when we’re faced with constraints like Covid-19 precautions? I have learned a lot about flexibility and adaptability by observing and listening to disabled individuals, and
Thanksgiving is a mere 21 days away. In a normal year, I encourage people to slow down during the holidays, limiting their activities and savoring the ones they choose. This year, Covid has probably done a lot of the limiting for you.