In the world I live in, Levine’s advice is brilliant, courageous, and counter to almost everything we do all day long. It takes work, thought, and frankly, active resistance to prevailing cultural norms and expectations to follow it.
A new study highlights that in adult instances of bullying, bystanders are more reluctant to intervene due to workplace dynamics and fear of retaliation.
For those among us whose holidays have been shaken up by loss or family rupture, addiction or illness, the holidays can remind us not only of what we have, but of what feels missing.
In recovery, a gratitude list is a quick, go-to cure for what ails us. After all, it is in this moment that we have everything we need.
The question may still be: “How can I keep my child safe?” But perhaps the more pressing need is: “How can I give my child a SENSE of safety?”