It Hurts To Not Be Seen

When he was four my child had a phase where he would feel deep hurt and frustration if anyone questioned his opinion or knowledge or authority. If someone asked him,…

The Mountain and the Molehill

Isn’t it just astounding how sometimes something ‘small’, like your partner’s comment or your child’s behaviour or having a deadline at work, can unleash a torrent of emotions and thoughts…

What Is Your Truth?

If I’m not true to myself then whose life am I living? If I don’t do what I find important and interesting then what am I expressing into the world?…

Psychologists, Baddies, God & Video Games

I have the kind of profession that inspires some kind of reaction from others. Like sometimes when I tell someone I’m a psychologist they pale and find a way to…

I Celebrate My Child’s Defiance

It was the last day of school last year and we had a gift for someone at the school which my son was supposed to have given the day before…

Will I Let My Child Help Me Heal?

In a soft moment a while back my child told me, “You’re scary because you shout at me.” Ouch! I tearfully told a loved one what my son had said…