Bari Tessler

Dear Community, Today is a loaded day. It’s Tax Day in the US. Body Check In: What happens when you read those two teeny little loaded words? Tax Day. Feelings, sensations, reactions? Breathe into Tax Day. Take a peek at what’s there for you. And: Read on, for some love + support + perspective.  For some (many), Tax Day holds dread, shame, fear, anxiety. Contraction. Avoidance. Tension, right? 

April 15, 2013
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Yesterday Noah (my 4 ½ year old son) told us he wants to go to school full time, instead of just a few days a week. Deep Breath. Excitement. Hand-on-my-tender-heart. It’s not surprising that this request has come just two weeks after we completed the transition into his own cool big boy bed, after 4.5 years of co-sleeping with me. I knew this day would come, when he would want to be in school instead of our precious mommy-noah-days. I…

March 21, 2013
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I’ll gently and lovingly ask that again… Do you know your own value? How’s that for a loaded question? Know Thy Own Value. Whoa. Value is paradoxical, subjective and ever-changing. How much do you value yourself? How do we ask to be compensated for our “value”? How do we even dare to put an amount to our value?

March 7, 2013
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