3 Black Mothers Whom I Admire and Adore – and Mark Twain, too!

What on God’s green earth does Mark Twain have to do with 3 amazing black moms? And what do these people have to do with YOU? Your DREAMS? Your JOY? Listen, learn and be inspired! What lights up your heart? Who supports you in taking up more space in the world, with your heart light … More 3 Black Mothers Whom I Admire and Adore – and Mark Twain, too!

Fuck Normal. Spirituality, trauma and peak performance.

Trauma. Spirituality. Peak Performance. These are my areas of expertise, and they are all strangely and magically intertwined. The more I learn about one, the more the other 2 make sense. The more I help someone strengthen one, the stronger the other 2 become in their lives. Imagine an Olympic hopeful. She has a mental … More Fuck Normal. Spirituality, trauma and peak performance.

How to stop believing in assholes and start protecting yourself from disgusting behavior (with short asides on envy and OCD)

Do you feel stuck to someone (friend, lover, boss, family) who’s bad for you? The word DISGUST has gotten my attention recently. It’s a core human sensation that can provide HUGE breakthroughs in the areas of emotional trauma, abuse and toxic shame. But hardly anyone talks about it. I’ll have to provide context to get … More How to stop believing in assholes and start protecting yourself from disgusting behavior (with short asides on envy and OCD)

Affirmations for dealing with people who overwhelm you #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

When you regularly feel confused, overwhelmed, disconnected-from-self, or a bit too crazy after spending time with the same person – consider the idea that it’s not you – maybe, just maybe – it’s them. (Search terms: cognitive dissonance and double-binds).  Maybe said person is doing it on purpose, maybe she’s not. Maybe he’s got mental … More Affirmations for dealing with people who overwhelm you #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

The freedom ride from Hell NO to Hell YES!! 4 stages. #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

Your freedom is why you’re here. It’s what makes the healing journey so worth it. I’ve witnessed and experienced these 4 Stages and they are tried and true, to the point of predictability. Check them out and you can decide for yourself. Although they generally go in order from 1 to 4, it’s normal to … More The freedom ride from Hell NO to Hell YES!! 4 stages. #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency