Real-Talk About Trauma Healing: Sense-of-Self

As I heal, I am learning who I am every day. I am teaching myself, loving myself, and discovering myself.

From the Ashes

It's surreal.I walk the streets that were once so familiar -my eyes burning from the smoke as a it rises from the ashes.A decades old skyline, forever changed.And what of the people on these streets?These people watching their leadership fail them as their community members are tear gassed,pepper sprayed,and gunned down.You know, they call him... Continue Reading →

Blurred Lines

She’s so scared right now, the little girl inside. She feels betrayed, hurt, and angry. She wants moral justice for her pain. How quickly life lost direction. She is panicked, frenzied. Her feelings are bleeding through. Breaking the surface, becoming my own. The woman: Held captive by the chaos of the little girl’s responses. Living... Continue Reading →

Honesty Heals: recognizing when the past and present meet

Ironic  I laughed at the irony when my writing prompt this morning said to write about what happiness means to me.  Happiness has been fleeting for the last few days. It peaks its head occasionally, but in general – I have felt irritated and emotional.  It started over a week ago with a facebook notification and has been compiled by... Continue Reading →

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