This post is an extract from Oprah.com – 11 Unbelievable trues stories of moments when the universe is speaking to you – by —Michelle Wildgen Life sends us serendipities; it drops little miracles into our laps. You hear your college sweetheart’s favorite song, turn the corner and run into him. You lock your keys in … More Unbelievable moments when the Universe is Speaking to You
When you’re in survival mode, your focus is on getting through the day in one piece, and when you’re in that mode at 5, at 10, at 15, there isn’t a lot of space for words like ‘community,’ for words like ‘us’ and ‘we.’ There’s only space for ‘I’ and ‘me.’ In fact, words like ‘us’ and ‘we’ not only sounded foreign to me at 5 and 10 and 15, they sounded like a lie. Because if ‘us’ and ‘we’ really existed, if there was really someone out there watching and listening and caring, then I would … More Growing up in Survival Mode by Wentworth Miller
The expectation that each child experiences their parent’s “disciplinary actions” in the exact same way as their siblings. Ignoring the fact that punishment for some siblings is more frequent and more severe, especially if they are “different” – difficult, stubborn, manner-less, noisy etc
Is it Ignorance or is it a lack of Compassion and Empathy?
It made me keenly aware that people are oblivious to the definition of trauma and to the 3Es that define the 3 aspects of Trauma: … More 2 Important Trauma Awareness Conversations from June