This is good stuff to think about.
This helps kids learn to trust themselves. I talk about the importance of this a lot. We systematically learn to NOT trust ourselves in our culture right now. We can stop passing this to future generations by supporting our children in some of these ways.
In this article I talk about how if we actually knew how to trust ourselves we wouldn’t end up harmed by psychiatry. This is what mental health professionals should be helping people learn so that ultimately they put themselves out of work. SEE: Trusting Internal Guidance.
While being deeply interdependent, we also need to know and trust ourselves deeply in order to be healthy.
May we all honor the mystery of our individual paths.