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I’m Good, And Far From Great

I’m becoming very uncomfortable in my cocoon. It’s apparently usual for people who have experienced trauma (and those of us who have had our brains wrecked by it) to cocoon themselves in some way to protect from further trauma. Sometimes that can look like gaining weight (me) and sometimes that can look like staying at…

Entrepreneurs Need Co-Workers

I’ve had several projects and writings on the back burner as I’ve been rolling up and down through learning to more successfully manage PTSD symptoms and slowly, very slowly, work through the healing process. Now that I’m feeling better and have more energy to pour into those projects instead of constantly managing my brain’s belief…

You Are a Badass

I listened to Jen Sincero’s “You Are a Badass” a few months ago, when that belief was, for me, long gone. I was struggling to keep going, to keep my head up, to manage my PTSD symptoms and to combat the constant anxiety, depression and self-doubt that plagued my existence. I thought the book was…

Next on the Reading List

One of the better things I’ve done for myself is get an Audible subscription. I wanted to read more, but was having a hard time sitting still to read, so I decided to listen to books and see if that worked. It has helped me a lot, and I have used listening to books as…

Healing Happens as it Happens

If I had been given the choice, I would have hit healing like a crash course, and done it in a day. Healing happens as it happens. It happens when we are ready. It happens as we are able. It does not happen in a straight line. It does not happen in a clear, predictable…