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*Trigger warning – this post is about sexual assault and its aftermath in my life.*

“Occlumency, Potter.  The magical defense of the mind against external penetration.  966 more words


What Do You Tell Them?

Politics.  It’s a thing.  It’s not my thing.  At least that’s what I say.  I say that because I don’t get off on the nasty.  I don’t debate well either.  775 more words


Getting out of anxiety 

It’s late at night and my mind is racing …..

I just can’t think. I am scared of future ,sad about my past . I feel as if my life will never get any better. 117 more words

TAKE 5 Breathing

I am always looking for new calming strategies to teach children.  One of my favorites is the Take 5 Breathing.  This technique is from the Managing Big Emotions series for kids at childhood101.com.   92 more words

Calming Strategies

Finding the Quiet

The world is loud right now.  There’s fear and concern and change and worry.  There are people whining, people complaining, people protesting, people fighting.  There’s noise in our ears, in our eyes, at our finger tips.  493 more words


I Ask Every Day...

There are 3 things I ask of my higher power each day: gratitude, patience, and strength. These are some of the simplest concepts yet they can be the toughest to implement in our lives. 320 more words

Being Real With People

“Breathing dreams



F. Scott Fitzgerald