Lots of dads have a hang-out-at-the-house spot. At our house, it was the garage.
My happiest hours with my PTSD-dad were in the garage. There he was …
"Oh, I'm sorry." "Sorry." " So sorry." These are the phrases I learned at my mother's knee. But never sorry not sorry. I said "sorry" at school, with my friends. Anywhere. Everywhere. In many different ways. The truth is, I was dissing myself out of habit, and not one...read more
A sneaky, toxic workplace culture isn't so different from a toxic social culture, or even at home. I love avoiding gnarly problems. Especially of the people kind. I want to see people at their best. More ... I want nothing to do with low-integrity people, or the toxic...read more
3 Things You Must Know about resolving conflict at work
If you’re like me, conflict at work can leave you feeling anywhere from irritated to wondering if your job’s at risk … your income, the promotion you want, even your family’s well-being.
They could be at risk, and the part of your brain that’s focused on survival, that part will serve up every catastrophe possible. UGH. You don’t want conflict, and you know it happens.
When it does, you don’t want to be labeled a “problem” at work, or worse. And as women, deserved or not, we’re more likely to get a derogatory label. The good news isread more
Emerging like a phoenix, next steps from listening to the news and taking in the horrific, never-before-told stories of women from all ages, all walks of life and parts of the world. Changemaker women are furious and sharing their deeply buried trauma, pushed down too long. Women want a better future, and are determined to make it happen. Here’s how.read more