Choosing Courage over Comfort: How my Ongoing Trauma Gives me Energy, Hope, and Clarity in the Midst of Chaos

What is trauma? Where does it come from? What role does it play in the human experience? The answers to these questions will vary greatly depending on the person you ask. For me, trauma is the emotional, psychological, and spiritual energy that enters our lives and shatters our understanding and ways of coping with life … Continue reading Choosing Courage over Comfort: How my Ongoing Trauma Gives me Energy, Hope, and Clarity in the Midst of Chaos

I Love You Uncle Jack

Humans have a natural instinct to express compassion and empathy during a time of crisis such as the death of a loved one. Through the years we witnessed countless families experience loss and while we shared our condolences we had the privilege of going home every night with our family largely intact. We persevered through some of … Continue reading I Love You Uncle Jack

An Empath’s Journey From Human Worrier to Spiritual Voyager

Achieving full integration of your mind, body, and spirit is a human-centered holistic approach to a quality of living that is rapidly emerging around the world. In the United States, you have to be living under a rock to avoid hearing the latest buzz words: self-help, well-being, self-care, or any form of meditation practice. As hip and new as … Continue reading An Empath’s Journey From Human Worrier to Spiritual Voyager

Human Energy Does Matter: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Weathering the Storms of Life

Energy is one of the most powerful forces in existence. It is everywhere (in motion) or nowhere (static) at the same time. One of the first images that come to my mind is energy expressed as light; organic (like the sun) or synthetically engineered (flipping a light switch inside your home). Energy can also express … Continue reading Human Energy Does Matter: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Weathering the Storms of Life