Do What You Can (within reason)

There is so much to do and so little time This is a time in my life and in the lives of many other’s wherein stress, challenge and opportunity abound. My concerns include, but are not limited to, the following: the state of our democracy (i.e. the Supreme Court nomination process & hearings); social concerns … Read more

If You Want More, Stop Accepting Less

Victimized? This week I had the great fortune of engaging in meaningful dialogue with a group of my supervisees. There were many topics up for discussion but one really captured my attention – “How do we find work in the field that is not traumatizing?” This may seem like a loaded question, but I don’t … Read more

Boundaries, Money and Well-Being

How you can tell if you have boundaries that support your well-being? I don’t know the answer to this definitively. However, below are some considerations. We are all on this journey. Set judgement aside. Be kind to yourself as you read my questions and propositions below. Remember, not only is perfection not real…it is super … Read more

Set Limits…But Don’t Expect People to Like It

Levels to Setting Limits Loss and care taking have deepened my experience of setting healthy boundaries. My father died from cancer 4 years ago this month. My mom was diagnosed with moderate Alzheimer’s shortly after my father’s death. Walking alongside those painful experiences with them meant (and continues to mean) that I had to be … Read more