Posts Tagged ‘The Atlantic’

I just read another article from The Atlantic that has my mind buzzing.  So much to think about!  On so many levels I don’t even know where to begin.  But I want to share it.  Right now.

I assume the article by Lori Gottlieb, “How to Land Your Kid in Therapy” is mostly aimed at parents, but since we are all children to someone and deal with other human beings in our lives, I think it’s a great read for anyone.

Where do I fit into this?  How was I raised?  What am I doing?  What makes me happy? How are those around me doing things?  What is my reaction to how others do it?  What about the things that society encourages/discourages?  What is society?

My biggest take-away, is, Wow, I need to do some thinking about myself as a parent, as a coach to my clients and as a person. What is your reaction?

 

I just reread this article from The Atlantic, “Caring for Your Introvert,” by Jonathan Raush.  I read it several years ago, and remember it giving me some amazing insights into myself and also a sense of relief…Oh, that’s why I feel like that! Reading it again, at the end of what feels like a long and social summer, makes me feel a little less crazy and a little more understanding of myself.

If you’re an introvert, read it to connect to who you are.  If you’re an extrovert, read it so you’ll stop asking introverts, What’s wrong? Are you okay?

We’re okay, we just need you to be quiet for a while.