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  • My Advocacy Ground Rules

    Sharing my personal experiences of coping with trauma has been exhausting, painful, eye-opening, and difficult. I often wish I never started on this journey but here I find myself already in the midst of it.I thought it might help to share my personal ground rules. If I fall short of them (as we all … Read more »

  • The Ones Who Claim to Have the Answers

     I generally enjoy discussions about mental health and trauma. I love learning from others about their lived experience, aspirations, and obstacles. There are so many different ways to experience trauma and mental health struggles. The types of events that can qualify as trauma vary widely. Trauma c … Read more »

  • Meet Me at the Sandwich House (My Most Healing Metaphor)

    I’ve been planning to write this post for a long time but have been unable to muster the energy to do justice to something so meaningful to me. So I’ve finally decided I’m not going to try to make it perfect or beautiful. I’m just going to do my best to roughly sketch it out with the hope of buildin … Read more »

  • Trauma Resources (A Very Incomplete List–A Place to Start)

    I’ve been meaning to put something like this together since the beginning but have always hesitated because I fear my list not being comprehensive or authoritative enough. I worry it may miss something others may find helpful, or may include something someone finds unhelpful or even harmful.We’re al … Read more »

  • "Self-Love" Musings, Why It's Not My Goal

    “We must love ourselves, or else….””No one will love us?””We can’t truly love others?”Speaking for myself, I reject those rules about what love is or must be.Self-love may be problematic for some of us. In particular, shame/self-loathing can be a core symptom of Complex PTSD, as I explored here.We … Read more »