Yesterday, I drove by a 1-800-GOT-JUNK sign. My thoughts turned to my aunt's death last year and the cleaning out of her condo. When it came down to it, my mom was looking for the simplest solution so we ended up calling 1-800-GOT-JUNK as they could take the furniture, clothes donations, and garbage. As they… Continue reading Got Junk… Need Junk… How can we help?
They feel sad - we say be happy. They feel scared - we say be brave. They feel angry - we say be calm. We confuse feelings with actions. Instead of meeting people in their feelings, we feed into shame by suggesting that their feelings are wrong. It's easier to offer the pat answer than… Continue reading Embracing Feelings