Personal Growth

Conflict & Empathy

“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” This is one of my favorite sayings. As humans, when we get into a disagreement or conflict with another person, our instinct and deepest need is to feel heard and understood. Therefore, our initial words are centered...

Unhappy Anniversaries

Unhappy Anniversaries

We recently passed the one year anniversary of when the world shut down. Typically, we associate anniversaries with things to celebrate. It seems easy to hold space to remember those happy occasions. Perhaps a less considered kind of anniversary is that of tragedy,...

Fight, Flight, and Freeze

Fight, Flight, and Freeze

Most of us have heard of fight, flight, or freeze. These are common responses that humans, and animals have when faced with various situations. Thinking about trauma, and how that impacts us we think about one more term “Fawn”. This term is coined by Pete Walker, a...