Courage to Feel

"Emotions are data," Dr. Susan David stated in her Ted Talk. She is a professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School where she researched Emotional Agility and wrote a book on the subject. Emotional Agility is the ability to navigate life's tough emotions and accept them. https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage/up-next?language=en#t-972235 When emotions are denied, they not only become … Continue reading Courage to Feel

A Culture of Understanding

What we've got here is failure to communicate.  - Cool Hand Luke Communication is complex. We receive information from words, tone, inflection, pacing and silence of another. Communication can get tricky when we speak to someone who has a different gender, culture, socio economic status, religion and political affiliation than our own, specifically if we … Continue reading A Culture of Understanding

How Do You Turn Hardship Into Growth?

HeartSpace was created to build bridges in our community, create a space for people to share their stories and create a space for people to connect face to face and in person. When one person shares a story not only is that story heard, but often times the essence, lesson or theme of a story … Continue reading How Do You Turn Hardship Into Growth?