I arrived at Esalen Institute a few days before Christmas in 2007 and spent nearly four years living on the cliffs of Big Sur learning how to be in better relationship with myself, others, and the world in general. Here are 44 lessons learned from my time there.
If going home for the holidays feels hard for you, you’re not alone. And because of that, in today’s blog post I want to help you craft and create a Build-Your-Own-Coping Kit to help you prepare and plan for self-care over the holidays. Plus I’m gifting you an extra special Manifesto of Support you can use to support yourself during this time of the year (or at any other challenging time!).
“I’m just not that sure if I want to have children. What do I do? How do I know for sure? How do I decide and what if I make the wrong decision?”
Ambivalence about having children is a tender, complex, and often confusing place to be in — a little bit akin to having a giant, wickedly tangled big ball of woolly yarn that may or may not have an answer in the middle of it… if only you could get it untangled!