Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Ever wonder why one person stays calm in a particular circumstance while another completely freaks out? Our nervous systems are unique, just like each human is unique. Some nervous systems are more regulated than others, some are highly sensitive, and others are...
6 Steps for Healing Feelings

6 Steps for Healing Feelings

“It is a grave injustice to a child or adult to insist that they stop crying. One can comfort a person who is crying which enables him to relax and make further crying unnecessary; but to humiliate a crying child is to increase his pain, and augment his...
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...
Are We Asking Ourselves the Right Kinds of Questions?

Are We Asking Ourselves the Right Kinds of Questions?

Have you ever asked yourself a question like this? What did I do to deserve this? Why did [insert name] get [insert thing] one and not me? These are the answers we’ll likely get to questions like these: Answer to first question: I must have really screwed up. Answer...
Helping Your Child Feel Confident Before Tests

Helping Your Child Feel Confident Before Tests

A mom I know asked me if I would coach her daughter who was nervous about an important exam. Time was short and we couldn’t make it work for me to coach her daughter. So I sent the mom an email with some brief instructions for coaching herself and her daughter...