You are probably already doing some things that show self-compassion. The key is to be mindful and aware of how and what you’re telling yourself when you’re going through a hard time.
Consciously and intentionally envision the life you want for your transgender child, not the life you are scared of. Imagine your transgender child happy.
This is an invitation to notice the thoughts you are choosing today and every day. Do your best to observe the thoughts gently, kindly.
Your kid is now an adult and wants to live their independent life outside of the family system; that is the hardest because it’s not just a transition of parenting, but it’s a transition of self-identity.
Abolition asks us to think beyond “prescriptive approaches” to justice and instead consider what is needed to repair and prevent the harm in the first place.
Nature doesn’t judge your inner experience. The trees don’t care if you throw a full on toddler-level tantrum. They are still there, present, and willing to listen.
As I navigate uncertainties and insecurities, some of the best medicine has been being with myself. But, like, really being with myself.
All racial identity development is an ongoing process that is not necessarily linear. Racial identity development is not a destination.
When you hear the word gratitude, what thoughts/feelings/beliefs come to mind? When you hear the word appreciation, what thoughts/feelings/beliefs come to mind?
Money is a challenging subject to discuss for many parents, caregivers, and grandparents, and even for many teens and young adults. Contrary to popular belief, money is not just about numbers or facts.