How does anxiety effects perception.
Prevention begins with how we, as parents talk with our children about their bodies from infancy on.
Based on the ‘we’ cultures that build a space of psychological safety, it’s amazing what a positive impact this subtle shift can have.
Research has repeatedly shown that doing hard things for others (rather than for yourself) predicts positive behavioral and mental health outcomes.
Kintsugi is the ancient Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with the use of gold, silver or platinum in order to highlight the fractures that are now part of the object’s history. Rather than hide the flaws, the point is to celebrate them. It’s taken me 35 years to realize that it’s okay to be broken.