June 8, 2015
“Calm down” doesn’t calm anyone down. It dismisses their feelings and concerns.
April 27, 2015
Remember feelings aren’t wrong, even if they annoy you. Feelings aren’t wrong. Feelings are feelings.
May 21, 2014
Our society has accepted as conventional wisdom that children have superior powers to work through emotional trauma on their own.
May 6, 2014
Something in me felt heavy. And much like my big ole suitcase, it got heavier with each stop.
February 11, 2014
People call me a “survivor,” and that’s true, but aren’t we all, really?
January 8, 2014
For 40 years, I “should” all over myself.
January 3, 2014
Those hurts and disappointments need to be validated before they’ll consider letting you go.