All in friendship

Safe People

We are hard wired for connection. But what happens when those you are in relationship leave you feeling confused, discouraged and grabbing for your old armor? In this post I will share with you why safety in relationships is so important, the red flags to spot, and a self inventory list that you can use to assess your current traits so that you can continue growing + authentically showing up as a safe person for those you love.

For the recovering "people pleasers"

Do you struggle with the disease to please? What about resentments building up because others around you just won’t do the work? Maybe you feel guilty that you are leaving loved ones behind on your healing journey? You aren’t alone. Recently I went LIVE on Instagram to talk all about this, and the powerful conversation was too amazing not to recap.

I’m not a “mean mom,” just a tired one.

I recently attended a holiday party at a girlfriend’s. It was a moms night out that I really was looking forward to. These days, it takes a lot of energy to tuck the kids in, get myself out of yoga pants, and drive after dark. 

When I arrived I was surprised to not know any of the other women aside from the hostess. Other mommas were gathered at tables already engaged in conversation. I immediately felt myself tense up. I began to think: I should have stayed home.  I feel out of place.  And I’m too tired to make the effort to get to know anyone new.