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I have an embarrassing confession to make. Every client, friend and even my spouse said don’t work for a friend. They told me over and over again and I didn’t listen. I had no doubts about this choice after finding out that for almost double the pay I would earn…


When my spouse and I first got sick with covid it was super unpleasant, but we were ok. We had both radically changed our lifestyles to give us as good of a chance as we could. I was especially high risk. When she did that and made it clear that…


For some reason during that talk in February, I felt like she was blaming me for feeling like a fake nerd and fake therapeutic therapist. But it did strike me while she talked, that it is true that she isn’t a real therapeutic therapist…as I thought about it, I realized…


Secrets of Empowerment: Life Lesson Part 2

This part is the hardest to write. Not for being the worst, it was bad, but I have survived so much worse! The simple answer is that there was A LOT going on all at the same time. The problem is that for…


I wish I could say what happened was all her fault. And while there is reasonable ground to suspect she exploited her position of power and misrepresented herself, the position, and her business…I didn’t protect myself. I grew up in an extremely abusive home. One of the things I survived…


Trigger warning: child abuse

“You are selfish.” My mother would say to me so many times I cannot count. Any time I did something she didn’t want me to do. She said many other things…but I won’t go into that this time. My whole childhood my family told me who…


Are you sick of being manipulated? Are you tired of repeating destructive patterns? Then it is time to practice asking why. Why do I feel that way about what they said? Why did they do that? We are told to ask questions in school…but told that we cannot question adults’…


“If I hadn’t gotten pregnant with you, I never would have married your father and been abused so much by his mother.” I cannot tell you how many times I have heard some version of that. I am the primary scapegoat for my family. For so many years, I had…


The Secrets of Empowerment

I am a survivor of rape and childhood abuse, of discrimination and poverty…I could go on. And the worst part is that my story is not unique. There are so many people who are born into a dysfunctional and diseased system like ours that feeds and…

Whisper

I have studied physiology, psychology, sociology, physics, neurology, music, dance, art. I love to learn! I am autistic and a survivor of traumas.

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