Tag Archive for 'resilience'

I was talking to some moms at the playground¬†a few weeks ago. We all have rising second grade girls and we were saying how much we dreaded the onslaught of “girl drama.” Having been involved in a disproportionate share of “girl drama” in middle and high school – ohmygod, high school – this is a […]

The more I’ve learned about the human body, and the longer I’ve lived in mine, the more I’ve come to reject our culture’s¬†notions of what it means to be “fit” and “healthy.” I could explain it a lot of ways, but it can be easily summed up by saying I no longer look at pictures […]

We have a fix-it-now mentality in our culture, right? We want the doctor to give us a pill and for everything to go back to “normal” within a reasonable amount of time. Part and parcel of that, is we expect the healing to come from the outside. We expect medical and healthcare professionals to offer […]