A poem by Shanon Page
I am so intrigued by my personal reaction to this question. I think this means something much different to me than someone without my history of childhood abuse.
The Writing PromptWho was your most influential teacher? Why? This particular prompt does some weird things to my brain. In general, I don't have many memories at all of my younger years and the many teachers I have had through the years blur into those faded memories that I intentionally tried to forget. I don't... Continue Reading →
The best compliment I ever received, was something that was said to me just a few short weeks ago. It was the kind of compliment that challenges everything I have ever believed about myself, this world, and how important I am in it.
Telling my story is one of the hardest things I have ever done: it has also been rewarding and even necessary for my mental health and well-being.
There are a few questions that come to mind which will make me shift uncomfortably in my seat and perhaps stumble over my words if the situation is just right. Let's dig in to those questions and unpack my discomfort
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If there is every a message I want to get across, it is that you are not alone, that you do not have to heal alone!
I am learning and feeling what it means to embody the work that I am doing and embracing my worth and my authenticity