Quick Thoughts

What I’m Writing:  I’ve started an additional blog, “Beyond Bankruptcy: Care for the Soul.” When I started “Rebel Recovery,” I thought I would also write about my bankruptcy here.  But that writing really didn’t fit in with the processing and writing I’ve needed to do about healing the wounds of my childhood.  There is an…

Walls

In my early adulthood, I was an utterly shattered and lost soul because of the abuse I experienced as a child and growing up in my family home. I had no sense of being worthy and powerful on the inside or of being able to protect myself and my boundaries. I didn’t know I had…

If I can Manage Losing Face then I can Manage Losing Anything

Within the last couple of years, I’ve become unable to work due to a diagnosis of PTSD.  A large part of my self esteem has always come from my identification with my profession.  Losing my profession has meant that I’ve had to struggle to find my worth in the absence of my work.   I’ve made strides…