Pride Season Doesn’t Have to End

Pride Season Doesn’t Have to End

Five resources to help you stay connected, supported and seen year-round in Berks County and beyond! Pride season is like a meteor shower – bright, enticing, and seems to pass way too quickly! Whether you attended your first Pride celebration this year (YAY!) or...
Working Through Anxiety

Working Through Anxiety

Anxiety. It’s unambiguous. It is what it is and that’s it. At least this is what I thought a few years back. But I have learned that that’s not true, in the literal sense. When it comes to believing what our minds tell us when we feel anxious, it’s perception, not...

Two Truths and a Lie: Expressive Arts Edition

Art is a very funny thing. It can show great detail, dedication and skill. Sometimes it takes an artist a great deal of time to learn a technique and perfect it. What’s funny about the whole concept of art is that technically (in my distinguished opinion anyway) skill...

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,...