Trauma and Stabilization

Trauma and Stabilization

Editor’s Note: This article is a follow-up to Veronica’s blog called “Trauma and Emotions”. Give it a read too! Having a history of trauma leads to some predictable difficulties in life.  This post is to help you understand some of what’s...
Trauma and Emotions

Trauma and Emotions

Having a history of trauma leads to some predictable difficulties in life.  This post is to help you understand some of the difficult emotions you may be experiencing. There are certain emotions you experienced during your traumatic experience(s) that were incredibly...
Is Being Authentic All That Great?

Is Being Authentic All That Great?

I just watched a fairy movie with my kids and the ending song, perhaps a moral of the story, sings: “I want to be free to be who I am.”  I’ve heard this message frequently, where there is some homage given to being our authentic selves. Sometimes it seems as if being...
They say that marriage is hard…

They say that marriage is hard…

They say that marriage is hard… They say that.  I remember being engaged and people talking on and on about how hard marriage is and how you have to work at it. I didn’t know what they were talking about.  I thought, “This means we’re going to have to relate. I like...