A letter of compassion to myself

By |March 10th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

Dear me, I have travelled a long way to be here. I've encountered storms, obstacles, joy, even love during these travels. Every experience has brought me here, to now. Sometimes my journey has taken me through muddy waters, sometimes I've been sidetracked, lost even. In hindsight it may seem like [...]

Don’t believe your thoughts when you’re tired – life really isn’t what it feels like

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , |

We've all heard the story about the new mother being overwhelmed with the fatigue of staying up all night and sleep walking through the day. Whenever I hear this story, it transports me right back to where I was five years ago. My daughter was diagnosed with reflux when she [...]

When you’re in a hurry, you turn into a selfish idiot with no consideration for others

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Kids & Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

My husband and I were taking our five-year-old daughter to daycare. She was cycling with her little bike, and since no one else was on the road, we gave her permission to speed up towards the double gates on top of a hill. There was a space between the [...]

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