Holidays and boundaries usually don’t mix (without a good deal of effort). This week, we hear from a mama who wants to make the holidays less about stress and more about peace and belonging.
How do we make peace with our past mistakes? What does the process of self-forgiveness look like? It requires effort and work, but I can’t think of anything more important. With the peace that accompanies self-forgiveness comes the ability to grow and live a full life.
Finding peace during the busyness of the holiday season.
Should I stay or should I go?
This week, we hear from a reader whose friend is being abused. She asks, “Is there anything I can do to help her get away from this terrible man while also protecting myself?”
Grief is love’s souvenir. It’s our proof that we once loved. Grief is the receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid the price. Glennon Doyle Love Warrior
Co-parenting is tough. But it’s possible if we keep our kids at the center and find healthy outlets for anger and hurt that is sure to come with navigating a divorce with children.
Owning our story and caring for ourselves through the process of our becoming isn’t easy. But it is what we all must do if we want to grow and change and bloom.
Looking back on 2016 and towards 2017 with one word in particular in mind: assured.