My students often ask me how I "grew myself up," a phrase that we use to describe the maturing process between emotional childhood and emotional adulthood. They want to know how to stop feeling helpless or dependent; how to release themselves from feeling inferior and insecure, and how to let go of childish entitlement issues.
My answer involves this garden story from a few years ago. Not because this is a story about what emotional adulthood looks like. On the contrary, this is a story about just how deep the crazy runs when we are acting like emotional children.Read More