Skillful Mourning – an Addition for Your 2020 Survival Self Care Toolkit

I’d planned to make this week’s post a highlight from the Trauma Skills Summit but, for the countless time, have been floored by the ever lowering bar with news from Kenosha and Portland. Instead, I’ll share one idea from one of the speakers from the Summit, Lama Rod Owens, co-author…

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When Did You Last Have the Kind of Hug that Allows that Giant Ahhhhhh?

I’m reluctant to even count the months and weeks since I had the kind of human to human hugs I used to take for granted before Lockdown. I know I miss them. I’m lucky to have Rainbow MagnifiCat leaping onto my lap, onto my belly or shoulder or into the…

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