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JESSICA SINARSKI, LPCMH

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A note to all who feel empty inside There’s a lot of talk in the mental health community about holding space. To “hold space” for someone involves listening or being present in a nonjudgmental way. The goal is to help someone feel seen and heard.  The term is appealing with its imagery. When I am […]

Big Feelings

Holding Space

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Sadness is a complicated, vulnerable emotion.  Feeling sad is uncomfortable for most people, it seems, even though it is an integral part of the human experience. When sadness is related to the deep, confusing grief of childhood trauma or other ambiguous losses–all the things Hallmark doesn’t make cards for–it can be even more difficult to […]

Big Feelings

Safe to Feel Sad

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A true story of rupture and repair One of my boys had been rude to me on and off all afternoon. To be fair, it was mostly concentrated from 6-8pm. I thought it might boil over when he took the taco shell – the only one I had – OFF MY PLATE even though he […]

Parenting

Just brush your damn teeth

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It happened again. There was yellow just sitting there “mellowing” in the toilet. And yep, some sprinkles on the seat just to add insult to injury. I am so tired of my children forgetting to flush!! If I’m honest, my fear brain started to kick in. And it’s been doing it a lot lately.  Here’s […]

Difficult Conversations

What to do when fear brain kicks in as a parent

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JESSICA SINARSKI, LPCMH

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