When people fall between categories of illness that the medications treat, and there’s no med that truly fits their need. There are a lot of gaps between patient symptoms and medication effects.
To yield means not shouting back. It means changing the rules to try and find resolution, rather than trying to win. Because as soon as someone stops fighting, the fight is over.
For the mom who called the clinic last week and explained that something is seriously and suddenly emotionally wrong with your teenage daughter, and then cancelled at the last minute due to another immediate crisis moment at home, here’s what I wanted to tell you:
Mindfulness is stopping to smell the flowers, experience the moment fully.