Cultivate…SAFETY by learning to set boundaries

The busyness and obligations of the holidays are often a good time to start thinking about boundaries! Good boundaries help protect your physical and emotional SAFETY. Boundaries can create stronger bonds and lessen the opportunity for resentment in relationships. Setting boundaries is a skill, though, and one we likely weren’t taught. We have to learn…

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Cultivate… SAFETY by improving sleep with gratitude!

On our fourth day of gratitude week, we will talk about how gratitude cultivates safety by improving the quantity and quality of sleep we get. Sleep is very important as it restores the body and mind and refresh us for the next day. However, lack of sleep quantity and quality has been linked to lower…

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Cultivate…SAFETY by talking with kids about peer pressure

Positive peer relationships are important to any and all individuals across the lifespan. The importance of having positive relationships is that they provide us with support and a sense of belonging. As parents, we can help encourage our children to develop positive peer relationships and provide support for healthy friendships. One of the best ways…

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Cultivate…SAFETY by safety planning with someone in an abusive relationship

If you or your teen are in an abusive relationship, are planning to exit an abusive relationship, or have exited a relationship and are concerned about safety, this safety planning page is a good resource. Statistically, leaving an abusive relationships is one of the most dangerous times for a person experiencing abuse. It is important…

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