Clean Pain vs Dirty Pain

Clean Pain vs Dirty Pain

All emotional pain is not the same. In my latest scope, I reflect on the recent terror attacks and discuss two types of emotional pain. Learning about clean pain and dirty pain was helpful for me. Knowing the difference caused a shift out of unnecessary worry,...

The Good, Bad, Ugly of Expectations

Today, I talk about expectations. Expectations can be good or bad. I share a couple stories of expectations I’ve had that caused me various kinds of angst. Here are the definitions of Expectation I was working with in this broadcast: a strong belief that...

Help for Anxious Kids (performing)

Recently, a mom I’ve worked with wrote me to ask how she can get her daughter to do the work needed before performing. Her daughter is a musician and loves music, but she doesn’t learn the songs or practice before performances. I shared my thoughts and a...
Tripping While Parenting

Tripping While Parenting

My son has always been very clear about what he wants and needs. I respect this. I give him support, healthy and loving boundaries, and guidance when requested. But I’m doomed with the thought that something I do or say will break him. I trip over my ideas and...
Self Compassion 101

Self Compassion 101

The other day I fell flat on my face. Literally. I was rushing across a street in an unfamiliar neighborhood and BAM! As I peeled myself off the pavement, I noticed 2 things: Blood was dripping from my lip. My mind began flooding with negative thoughts. Some of the...
Inside Out Feelings

Inside Out Feelings

Inside Out movie was one of my favorites. Its main message is so very important. I highly recommend it! We saw an adventure with emotions played by characters, “Joy” and “Sadness” among others. Joy wanted to push away and ignore difficult...