Mental Health Blog

Cultivating a Healthy Relationship with Food: Not Just What We Eat, but Why.  
Posted by Makenna Clements on

Some of our most challenging psychological, emotional, and spiritual hurdles manifest as subtle manipulations to otherwise healthy things. Take, for example, our relationship with food. At its core, food is meant for survival- to nourish, to energize, to sustain. It creates opportunity for...

Appreciating Children as God Has Wired Them: Reflections on a Performance-based Culture
Posted by Makenna Clements on

Perhaps nowhere is the concept of the “performance-based” culture more evident than in our very own East Bay. From athletics to academics, social acumen and the arts, being a child who noticeably excels is a baseline expectation. Unsurprising, given our proximity to success both in...