A ship trails a lifeline in its wake for the safety of its passengers.
It’s a precaution wise captains take, drawing on thousands of years’ experience with the high seas.
The latest breathing technique, meditation video, yoga posture or parenting tool is of little use when your 8 year old is sulking, your 4-year old throwing a tantrum and your 2-year old is screaming from hunger. And you’ve fallen into the ocean.
This is when you need a lifeline, which also means a vital line of communication. Have you built a trusting relationship with a sibling, an elder, a friend who is there for you when you’re flailing in cold waters? Who do you reach out to when you’re at sea?