It’s critical for teen and young adult patients to grow in their capacity to advocate for themselves and work towards handling their healthcare independently.
It’s crucial for members of all marginalized communities, like the queer community, to see themselves represented in a strong and positive light.
Your zone of genius helps you understand your strengths and actively work towards them each day.
Gratitude doesn’t mean that you are happy, cheerful, energized, etc. ALL the time. It’s not a way to bypass what you are feeling or sensing, but it IS a way to reframe both how you are thinking about something and how you may also be internalizing something (taking it to heart).
If I see another t-shirt tell me to force a smile on my face, it’s on. The only thing worse than having an awful day is spending energy pretending it isn’t one. Today’s trends of relentless positivity not only irritate me, but wickedly twist what a positive outlook on life can actually be.
I am what you would call a weird person who parents weird kids. Ever since I can remember I stood outside of the lines of normalcy.
Emotions and feelings that you’ve never experienced before can overwhelm you. That’s okay. Let them run their course. Feel your feels. But on the other side, there is always going to be a way to get the help you need.
Spiritual practice can be a loaded topic. For some, it refers to cherished and meaningful beliefs and practices, while for others, it’s at best an empty cliché, and at worst it represents the oppression of religious extremism.
Humans have sex for a lot of different reasons, but high up there for many of us is that we want to experience sexual pleasure.
If you want to share your story and don’t know where to begin, all you have to do is start writing.