Becoming an Authentic Adult
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.
“I don’t much care where–” said Alice.
“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.
“–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,” Alice added as an explanation.
“Oh, you’re sure to do that,” said the Cat, “if you only walk long enough.”
Growing Yourself Up
Becoming an authentic adult is a life-long task beginning with the Launching Stage. It is a relational undertaking that provides the opportunity to learn decision-making based on one’s own beliefs rather than unthinkingly accepting or rejecting others.
The journey of Growing Ourselves Up is focused on the development of both autonomy and healthy emotional interdependence. Would you like to learn how to
- Increase your enjoyment of life?
- Take responsibility for your emotional health and well-being?
- Develop loving, satisfying intimate peer relationships?
Through the practice of Mindful Relationships, I will help you separate out your thoughts and feelings from other people’s thoughts and feelings, so that you can respond consciously from a place of solid self rather than react emotionally from a place of high anxiety. You will gain wisdom, knowledge, and understanding to help you
- Reduce stress, anxiety, depression and unhappiness
- Respond more positively to negative thoughts and distressing mood
- Live with more awareness, presence and conscious choice
Becoming more ‘responsible’ for one’s self allows one to act more ‘responsibly’ toward others. Ideally, one can stay meaningfully connected to significant others yet remain autonomous in one’s own emotional functioning. Increase life enjoyment get back in touch with their aliveness and their capacity for joy.
Consultation with an experienced, well-trained Bowen Family Systems Theory Relationship Coach and Consultant can help you develop skills to make things better no matter what anyone else does or doesn’t do.
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