For Headspace: Hitting ‘snooze’ on the worry alarm

July 14, 2016 by

At this point in life, my children are my greatest teachers. Here’s a post I wrote recently about managing anxiety, overactive Fight or Flight reflexes and what it’s like to realize that what you consider to be good and healthy vigilance in parenting is really standing in your way of your main job in life… to send them out into the world with all the tools they need to function as happy, well-adjusted, full-grown people.

Thanks to Headspace for hosting me!

“Flying down the freeway one afternoon, my mind jumping from one task to the next, I glanced over at my 10-year-old son. I was startled by what I saw. His eyes were closed and his hands were open on his knees, palms up. His shoulders were relaxed and a little smile inched up into his cheeks. He quietly and evenly breathed in, and then he quietly and evenly breathed out.”

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