A painting of a solitary girls on a swing facing the moon, with her back to us.

Reading Time: 6 minutes An estranged family prioritizes the autonomy and individuality of each member, sacrificing emotional connection to one another. Similar to all groups and communities, the family members are attempting to cope with the tension between honoring individual preferences and beliefs and coalescing or uniting around a particular vision and set of values. The system operates with […]

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Reading Time: 6 minutes “The common characteristics of groupthink include: an illusion of invulnerability; an unquestioned belief in the group’s inherent morality; collective efforts to discount warnings; stereotyped views of the enemy as evil; self-censorship of deviations from group beliefs; a shared illusion of unanimity; suppression of dissent; and the emerge of self-appointed mind-guards who screen the group from […]

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A collage of a woman atop a rock holding her head, distressed a bit, with a solar eclipse behind her.

Reading Time: 9 minutes “You could have grown cold, but you grew courageous instead. You could have given up, but you kept on going. You could have seen obstacles, but you called them adventures. You could have called them weeds, but instead you called them wildflower. You could have died a caterpillar, but you fought on to be a […]

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Boundaries

February 19, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is no soft way to put it in words when you have been sexually abused as a child and that defined your sexuality and messed up your perception of friendship and intimacy. You can only become aware of it, accept it, hate it, hate everyone, use people, feel guilty about it, start the pattern […]

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A painting of a woman's face, here eye's looking off into the distance.

Reading Time: 3 minutes A while ago I saw 2 movies that touched me deeply, I decided that I needed to write about them. The first one was Sully, which is about the pilot that landed on Hudson river back in 2009 and saved 155 passengers, and the second one was The Good Lie, which talks about The Lost Boys […]

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A drawing of a young woman with a prosthetic leg practicing yoga gracefully.

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a mind-body wellness practitioner and yoga teacher, I was bound by joy when I discovered yoga is classified as “sensorimotor psychotherapy” in a PTSD workshop. This was incredibly refreshing and in lieu of this I could really sense the medical and scientific backing of yogic healing. The classification implies direct inquiry into the science […]

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A woman with her eyes closed concentraing.

Reading Time: 4 minutes That feeling when everything is just too much. Extreme tiredness. A lack of interest in things, feeling negative emotions like frustration, anger or sadness all the time. The experiencing of chronic stress. An ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment, in work and life. Physical and emotional exhaustion. Feeling like there’s a dark shadow over your life, […]

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