My therapist has been on maternity leave since the first week of April and WOW can I tell. I saw this on Instagram last week and realized I’d slipped right back into being the “let me fix it so you don’t have an uncomfortable feeling” friend/daughter/parter, instead of being the truly empathetic one.
This shit takes work! It’s like going to the gym, you gotta just do it regularly.)
This showed up on Pinterest, by the artist Caitlin Keegan (she illustrated Sister Corita Kent’s “Some Rules for Students and Teachers” and they are delightful).
This is a good bookend to the first one: The point is to keep trying. Let’s grow! (via)
Good old Lisa Congdon again.