On free-fall and new beginnings…

It's been 3 months since I arrived in Vietnam and 4 months since I left my home of four years in Tanzania. Moving and changing locations every few years has been my forever story. Rarely one to stay put for long, I find myself getting the four-year-itch and feeling the urge for new adventures and … Continue reading On free-fall and new beginnings…

On flashbacks, intense emotions and grounding…

Flashbacks can be terrifying - they can feel like we are back in that place where pain and fear ruled. Flashbacks can be triggered by almost anything: smells; seeing an item or an image on television; being in a place; the words someone else uses. As awful as they are, flashbacks are in fact a … Continue reading On flashbacks, intense emotions and grounding…

Hold on, little fighter…

"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - It was heartbreaking to read, in the early hours of this morning, of the loss of the incredibly talented Robin Williams, reportedly by taking his own … Continue reading Hold on, little fighter…