the courage to begin – from trauma to thriving

The beginning is the hardest because we have to fight for something we’ve never seen before. We have to believe in something we don’t believe in. We have to trust in something we’ve never seen actual living proof of. We have to look at our long history of struggle and believe that we can have a different future, even though we have no idea how we could ever possibly have that.

Stop Asking for Permission

For most of my life, the only teachers I had were the ones in school and in universities. Many of them teaching from a curriculum with the foundational mindset that we had to learn in class, read the books, get the degree, and then start at entry – level and work our way up. This…