Private Journals on Somatic Experiencing and Healing Trauma

ice-flower-bloom
Will I ever be ok? In this cruel, harsh world? Can I even trust my memories? Or lack thereof? What's real and not real anymore? Isn't healing supposed to restore my energy, not drain it?

Read more…

Passive Trauma • How Every Human Has Some PTSD

IMG_0163_fav_fly
I spent months uneasy with the diagnosis of PTSD. In my ego-construct, PTSD was exclusively reserved for war veterans, refugees, and car crash and assault victims. It turns out, shame had me believe that I wasn't worthy of the PTSD diagnosis, ie of its healing...

Read more…

The Liberator's Journey... for a Freedom Seeker (Part 3)

owl landing forest header
What happens after we return home, powerful and whole? The hungry freedom seeker is about to transform into a fulfilled liberator on The Liberator's Journey...

Read more…

The Hero's Journey... for a Lifestyle Entrepreneur (Part 1)

blog-header-heros-journey.jpg
Anytime you're about to do something new, different, or daring, whether you know it or not, you are embarking on a quest. Joseph Campbell coined this quest The Hero's Journey...

Read more…

My 16 Careers • Reinventing Identities as a Systems Designer (Part 7/16)

16 careers reinventing identities 7
Go ahead, put on the golden shackles, I am ready to become the work ox and ATM machine I was born to be. It be another 12 years before I'd learn about "spiritual aridity" and how the cost of misery is too high a price to pay.

Read more…

The Heroine • Branding with Sacred Archetypes

EL-Branding-Sacred-Archetypes-Heroine
Are you The Heroine, warrior, survivor, and champion? Do you believe you will triumph over anything you set your mind to? Read on and take the quiz to find out!

Read more…

Rest and Recharge • How to Source from a Wiser Fuel

sunflower
It's official: Cuba is the best place to unplug... because there is no plug. Internet is scarcely available at a teeny tiny handful of locations. If you can't make it to Cuba to fully unplug, I've gathered my favourite quotes and wisdom gems here to remind us all to rest and recharge.

Read more…