Over the years, I have found May to be a month of growth, change and hope for me. As mental […]Read more
There’s a difference between thriving and merely surviving. I’m not unfamiliar with self-care and tuning in to my physical, emotional […]Read more
For our 20th year anniversary gift, I asked Ari for the absolute impossible. He was able to do exactly what […]Read more
Last week, I got up at 5am to drive both my son and husband to the airport. The morning was […]Read more
Children with OCD and anxiety need their parents to understand that they feel terrified. They need their parents to express confidence in their ability to face their fears. What they don’t need is for their parents to do everything for them when they’re afraid because over time, they will need to learn how to deal with their fears when their parents aren’t around. Dr. Lebowitz’s book, Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD: A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents, provides a roadmap for how parents can successfully guide their children to overcome their fears.
In my work as a podcast host, consultant, mother, wife and dear friend to so many, I’ve learnt that in […]Read more
In part 2 of our talk with Alana Shlagbaum, who is not a therapist, doctor or any kind of health expert but a preschool teacher from New Jersey, Matana shares her own personal story with Alana, of how miscarriage and living with chronic bleeding prevented her from becoming pregnant.
Our guest today is not a therapist, doctor or any kind of health expert but a preschool teacher from New Jersey. She talks about our personal experiences with infertility, miscarriage, and living with chronic bleeding conditions. Alana struggled for years without having anyone who understood what she was going through, so she is here to offer that support she never had to others.
Uncertainty is a gift – one which we’ve each been blessed with. It helps keep us on track by continuously […]Read more
Discovering true belonging is a gift. As humans, we crave belonging on both personal and communal levels. The feeling of being connected is a fundamental desire and we can learn to accept others who are different than we are by seeing and validating their choices made, based on their need to belong.