Monthly Archives: December 2013

27 12, 2013

#33 Finbar “Finding a balance” (3 years old)/

By |2018-01-23T08:23:05+00:00December 27th, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #33 Finbar “Finding a balance” (3 years old)/

Finbar thinks he is a much better swimmer than he actually is. The frustrating thing is that he could be, but he limits himself. Much like his twin brother, Max (Participant #32), he's overconfident in his abilities, but once he panics, he goes from overconfident to zero confidence. Fin moves very quickly through the water [...]

21 12, 2013

#32 Maximo “Overconfidence” (3 years old)/

By |2018-01-23T08:24:07+00:00December 21st, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #32 Maximo “Overconfidence” (3 years old)/

It can happen so fast. One second, he's bouncing up and down, laughing and having the best time in the world. Then the pool gets deep enough that he can't touch the bottom and the panic sets in. Maximo, like most three year old boys, is a ball of energy. As is his twin brother, [...]

21 12, 2013

#31 Gary “When are we going to Hawaii?” (39 years old)/

By |2018-01-23T08:24:54+00:00December 21st, 2013|Anxiety, Letting go of the Past, Project Face in Water Participants, Self Compassion|Comments Off on #31 Gary “When are we going to Hawaii?” (39 years old)/

I met Gary at a bar. You see, he's a bartender at one of my favorite places in San Diego- The Field. So, for a while he only knew me as a beer drinker :) He's a great guy, an attentive bartender and I absolutely love to hear his Irish accent. I started teaching his [...]