The Art of Gentle Confrontation

We feel most alive when we are in relationships with others. It’s how we’re wired – It’s human nature. When we spend time with others (and who doesn’t), we are bound to face some conflict, tension, power struggles, and hurts. So, the next time you feel you...
Empathy vs Sympathy

Empathy vs Sympathy

Dr. Brené Brown, who is super awesome and did an amazing TED talk on vulnerability (which garnered her more notoriety than she was expecting), summed up the difference between sympathy and empathy in a way that is succinct and beautiful and dead. on. accurate. Then,...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

This week marks Passover and Easter, plus it’s Spring Break for many. Ultimately, this means people are anticipating or planning some family gatherings and/or trips “back home,” which can be both exciting and stressful. Even before our family arrives or we get to our...