The most rewarding part of my work is when a client proudly shares about an experience that demonstrates their hard work and that they have achieved their therapeutic goal. While this moment may not be traceable back to one particular change in behavior or moment of insight, I can be confident that the hard work they have put into therapy has helped them achieve their goal.
Don’t stop reading if you read that last paragraph and thought…”if she thinks she isn’t getting enough done, then I’m a total failure.” This is the art of comparison and why we all feel so small, inadequate, and like failures most of the time. You still with me….
Cultivating an adventurous spirit reminds the body and soul that we as moms are powerful, can accomplish anything, and don’t need to live in fear and anxiety.