People in Emotional Pain

 To heal pain you must step up to it, you must examine it, you must find its deepest truth. This will hurt…a lot! We must step into our own internal fire of Armageddon where all things are revealed. About them, about us. And then we must express it, re-interpret it, understand it, accept it, and then own…

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not mad, but sad

“So how come you’re not working in psych anymore?” “Burnt out.” “Not surprising.” “What do you mean?” “Well, what a job working with mad people and all. No wonder something rubbed off on you.” I sigh; look at the sky, taking the time to allow my spirited self to calm down before replying. “I burnt…

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Gather your wounded selves…and heal

There were three people. The conversation was fast, emotional and each spoke over the other when impassioned by what was said. Faces were pulled when interruptions occurred, which was about every ten seconds, voices raised to get across points, arms waved in disagreement, faces flushed… As I left one person walked me to my car.…

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How Long Do you Want To Suffer?

 Okay so a break from blogging has lasted exactly one day 🙂. I’m either a big mouth, full of myself, or simply addicted to writing but the fact is life happens, I start thinking and then… I went to help someone yesterday and whilst there conversed with an acquaintance who was also helping. He, the…

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Healing the Damaged Psyche

Four years ago, I wrote this article in response to a reader’s question. In that time, as I have since 1985, I read, I listened, I thought and I worked at assisting all sorts of folks with a multitude of abilities and disabilities and traumatic pasts. My understanding has grown. I stand by my initial…

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DON’T PULL ME DOWN

The last couple of weeks have shown me with intense clarity that I have been on a rollercoaster of disempowerment that started with a client suiciding over two years ago and ended in a big crash over the smallest loose screw a few days ago.  So the roller coaster crashed. Into a maze.  If you…

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