Author: Kavita

Strong, capable, and feeling alone

I was talking to a friend the other day, she said that she called her parents over the weekend and told them that she felt like her brothers were their priority. My friend often feels like she does everything for her family and that ... READ MORE

How We Relate to Parents Affects our Lives

The way we relate to our parents and family colors everything we experience in our lives. Now, I try not to use absolutes like every, always, never, because nothing in life is always one way. But if we use this sentence, “The way we ... READ MORE

passing down pain to our children

She started by saying, “My marriage is great, and my husband is super supportive and we’ve got a great connection.” I said, “I love hearing that. So, what had you reach out to me?” She said, “I’m reaching out because my relationship ... READ MORE

Cutting off your parents will keep you from feeling free

I had an introductory call with Samantha (anonymous name) several weeks back before she became a client. She said her relationship with her parents was awful and that they were often emotionally abusive. In that call, Samantha told me ... READ MORE

second guessing

I’ve been seeing my acupuncturist (@healerfrank if you’re on Instagram) for the last 10 months, and he played a big part in supporting me emotionally and physically in getting pregnant. My sessions with him feel like therapy and a spa ... READ MORE

How to have a life changing moment of acceptance

I’m not going to lie, giving birth to Sohum and entering into full fledged motherhood has been full on in every way. It’s magical at moments when he smiles from ear to ear, and hard when he’s bawling and you have no idea why. In ... READ MORE

Do you want to be wanted?

My friend, Paul (fake name), and I jumped on the phone the other day to catch up, and he dove right into how annoyed he’s been with his Dad. He and his Dad are in business together, and as you can imagine, there can be a lot of ... READ MORE

I admit it’s not easy

I’ve been in the depths of Motherhood. I admit it’s not easy. In fact it is one of the hardest jobs I’ve ever had. There’ve been many meltdowns and the feeling of, “I have no idea with the hell I’m doing. Am I messing him up? Am I a ... READ MORE

Are you tolerating too much in love?

She was terrified of her Dad growing up. He was a successful business man and would often come home stressed. When stressed, he was unapproachable. He would come home from a long day at work and go straight into his room in a mood. So ... READ MORE