Posts by Kimberly Diaz Rosso

Kimberly is an LMSW, Certified Life Coach, and lifetime learner who lives in New York with her husband, son, and dog. She practices mindfulness daily and believes meditation has greatly improved her life. She can most often be seen enjoying time with her family, immersing herself in educational trainings, and connecting with others on their journey to self-improvement. Visit her at kimberlyrosso.com.

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7 Signs Your Parents’ Love Was (and Is) Conditional

“The beauty of the truth; whether it is good or bad, it is liberating.” ~Paulo Coelho

It’s around the time of your mother or father’s birthday. You browse through the card aisles of your local store getting more and more frustrated because you cannot relate to any of the cards you read. You eventually pick out the most generic birthday card you can find and think, “Okay, I’m off the hook until the next holiday.”

Celebrations often bring up a lot of unresolved issues in families, even in among the most well functioning ones. We are reminded that the relationships …

How to Stop Dwelling: A Simple Practice to Let Go of Anxious Thoughts

“Change your thoughts and you change the world.” ~Norman Vincent Peale

We all encounter times in life when someone says or does something that offends us. After the fact, no matter how hard we try to let go of feelings of hurt or resentment, we might find it hard to move on.

I know, I’ve been there before myself, mostly when I wished I’d told people how I really felt in certain encounters, or when I doubted what I’d said or done and then replayed past events over again in my mind.

I am a reformed people pleaser, …