family relationships

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Community//

“Seek out family members you get along with and spend time with them,” with Dr. Scott West.

by A.N. Gibson
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Well-Being//

How Pampers’ Viral Video With John Legend and Adam Levine Captures an Important Cultural Shift in Fatherhood

by Stephanie Fairyington (Sponsored Post)
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Wisdom//

I Was Estranged from My Mother. Now It’s Hard to Say Good-bye to My Daughter.

by Harriet Brown
Get mindful and cope ahead before you leave your home.
Community//

“We often need to adjust our attachments to an outcome to feel better,” with Emily Roberts.

by A.N. Gibson
The same way you would grab an umbrella if there is rain in the forecast, you should have a plan to protect yourself from the inevitable storm of the holidays and/or your relatives that are triggers for you.
Community//

5 Ways To Optimize Mental Wellness During Stressful Family Gatherings, With Stephanie L. Roth-Goldberg

by A.N. Gibson
I can change my expectations and not expect them to fulfill certain needs.
Community//

5 Ways To Optimize Mental Wellness During Stressful Family Gatherings with Alicia Racine.

by A.N. Gibson
If you expect someone to be triggering there is a pretty strong chance that you can also determine how and why that might happen.
Community//

5 Ways To Optimize Mental Wellness During Stressful Family Gatherings, With Noelle Cordeaux.

by A.N. Gibson
If we were all to recognize that growing is more important than reaching perfection, we would all feel a lot better about ourselves and others too.
Community//

“If we were all to recognize that growing is more important than reaching perfection, we would all feel a lot better about ourselves and others too,” with Raffi Bilek.

by A.N. Gibson
People who don't know how their struggles keep them from being able to do what they want to do - so if you're one of those who don't understand, use the circumstances as an opportunity for education.
Community//

“What we seek - feeling whole and loved - cannot be found outside of us, but rather within us,” with Maureen Connolly.

by A.N. Gibson
Instead of using family celebrations as a time to try and change people, simply ask questions and learn about their life.
Community//

“Talking though our emotions not only helps us to process the emotions, but helps others to hear that we are not alone,” with Lindsey Elmore.

by A.N. Gibson
When you confront people clearly and directly, all the cards are on the table. This relieves stress, prevents miscommunication and allows you to let go.
Community//

5 Ways To Optimize Mental Wellness During Stressful Family Gatherings, With Laura MacLeod.

by A.N. Gibson
Ask questions. Listen. Be present. Don't try to fix anything - see if you can simply be available and open. Your neutral presence and attention are the most healing gifts.
Community//

“You have nothing to prove, you have nothing to hide from, simply show up and be you,” with Shannon Algeo.

by A.N. Gibson

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