4 strategies for dealing with difficult emotions

The world can be a scary and confusing place. Life can be hard. People can be cruel. For better or worse, difficult emotions are a part of life. So here are four strategies for dealing with them: Feel, Don’t Resist, Your Feelings Rainer Maria Rilke wrote: “No feeling is final” and the poet Robert FrostContinue reading “4 strategies for dealing with difficult emotions”

10 ways to cope with college rejection

It’s almost April and we all know what that means: thousands of young people across America are hearing back from the colleges they applied to months earlier. This was a record year for college applications (global pandemic, anyone?) and while many college applicants will receive acceptance letters, even more will rejection letters. Being told “no”Continue reading “10 ways to cope with college rejection”

Have You Connected With Someone Today?

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and as you may know, my hometown has been ordered to shelter-in-place until at least April 7. We’re the first in the country to do this. I’m not going to lie. This is a scary and uncertain time. Over the past week, I’ve observed (and experienced) intense fear, sadnessContinue reading “Have You Connected With Someone Today?”