Many of us start off the new year with aspirations to be healthier, more productive, saner, and generally better off as human beings this year than we were the last. Often, that heightened sense of potential achievement dwindles in a matter of weeks if not days. Why is that? I suspect it is because we […]
As you’re scrolling through your social media, how often do you come across profiles full of quotes on staying positive? There can be the temptation to “keep our head above water and paddle like mad” rather than allowing ourselves to feel the full extent of our emotional range. Thinking that being positive is a better
Vulnerability seems to be the favourite buzz word of the moment. Whether you’re watching Brene Brown’s Netflix special on the subject, taking Pema Chodron’s online course, Living with Vulnerability, or reading Elizabeth Lesser’s book, Broken Open, you’re likely hearing the word more often these days. If we look at the etymology of the word, we get the following: c.