Breaking Ceilings Above Broken Ground

November 13, 2020 0

Like eyes adjusting to the light after a long dark night, this civic unrest has jump started a shock to my system, a restlessness in my mind, body, and spirit that I cannot shake. My […]

Poem

November 13, 2020 0

I won’t even attempt to sleep tonight. Because, Like the last several nights, I know that I will not be able to. There is a Rage in me that has been boiling for centuries before […]

She said she can’t breathe

August 6, 2020 0

She said she can’t breathe no more pee on the toilet she’ll leave the seat up to mark the day that will never end she’ll leave his socks on the floor his bed unmade his […]

Understanding Transgenerational Trauma in 2020

August 6, 2020 0

 Understanding Transgenerational Trauma in 2020 Moment by moment I am constantly overwhelmed by the images of death, injustice, and pain. I thought I understood what trauma was but now I am faced with an anger […]

Proximity to Impact

August 6, 2020 0

The world is up-ended. As psychologists, we would say that the world is dysregulated now. Emotional dysregulation is when people are unable to control or regulate their emotional reactions to “provocative stimuli”. A pandemic is […]

Self-Care for You and Yours: CONNECT

August 6, 2020 0

We are never alone… but we must pay greater attention to the people we love… and even those around us who don’t look like us, pray like us, or speak like us… they too deserve […]

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Grieving

August 6, 2020 0

The world is experiencing a communal sense of grief. Individuals across the globe have lost family members, friends, and loved ones to the novel coronavirus. Moreover, sanitary regulations and health practices enforced by different organizational […]

Greatest Secret of Gratitude

May 3, 2020 0

“Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the […]

The Body Holds Trauma, Full Stop

May 3, 2020 0

How to put into words the rage that bubbles up inside when I think…of all that I suffered but did not know how to resist…of what I know now that the preschooler, the child, the […]

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