Are You Resilient?

Are You Resilient?

  How do you become more resilient? Resilience is often thought of as a personality trait.  You either have it or you don’t. But according to the research, that’s not the case. Resilience is a skill that can be learned. And it’s a skill that can...
Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth by becoming more informed about bias and historical trauma. Juneteenth is observed on June 19, every year, and is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in America. It commemorates June 19, 1865, the day that Union soldiers arrived in...
Why are so many people unmotivated?

Why are so many people unmotivated?

Or is that our bias? We are all motivated by different things.  For some of us, motivating factors might include wanting to feel happy, wanting to help others, or wanting to achieve a goal. Often people with complex or chronic trauma histories are frequently motivated...
What about developmental trauma?

What about developmental trauma?

It is estimated that 95% of the thoughts we have each day are the same thoughts we had yesterday. This means that most of our thoughts are not helpful, tend to be habitual, and are not part of our conscious awareness and that may even be harmful.  Do you ever feel...