growth · healing

Self-Sabotage

“Behavior is said to be self-sabotaging when it creates problems and interferes with long-standing goals.” Psychology Today Self-sabotaging behavior is not only problematic, it also seems to be widespread. In my line of work, I see it often. As I mentor who works with women and teens who have been abused, or have experienced some… Continue reading Self-Sabotage

domestic violence · poetry · Uncategorized

Is it Funny?

The PSA played on screen front and center. Teen dating abuse is real, it doesn’t get better. Laughter arose from the corner, and then from the back. What is so funny? What skill can you possibly lack. The girl on the screen cried over sexting gone wrong. The girls in the audience laughed loud and… Continue reading Is it Funny?

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Do you really know what it is to fear?

Don’t let your fear of what could happen make nothing happen. Today I write partially out of frustration and partially out of realization.  I was always a bit tough on the outside.  Rarely did I fear things that were not in my control.  I was a risk taker of sorts.  Don’t like the job, quit.… Continue reading Do you really know what it is to fear?