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Sparkle, Pop, Boom: Staying Grounded Through Fireworks

Sparkle, Pop, Boom: Staying Grounded Through Fireworks

The 4th of July can bring joy for some, and distress for others. Those who live with post traumatic stress disorder, who are on the spectrum, and/or who are survivors of other forms of trauma, may seek ways of reducing the negative impacts of experiencing fireworks....
Wild Grief

Wild Grief

The bathroom door was shut tightly, more to keep me in than keep anything else out. Grief was a groundswell of embodied emotion I didn’t trust myself to touch. Certainly not in wide open spaces. I needed to feel contained in a moment when I couldn’t trust my own bones...

Prayer for Pandemic BOTH/AND

In process theology, we stop viewing the world with a binary lens. Rather than life being dreadful or wonderful, evil or good, or the world existing in only binaries of male/female, or right or wrong, we look instead through the lens of BOTH/AND as opposed to...

Recouraging

A queer epic fantasy author I enjoy, KA Doore, recently asked on Twitter: Tired of being discouraged. How does one get recouraged?— K.A. Doore (@KA_Doore) March 31, 2020 They wrote from a place of radical vulnerability that gave me pause. It seems our feeds,...

Medication Routines video

The pandemic and “shelter at home” orders have upended nearly everyone’s lives, resulting in widespread anxiety, fear, and depression. Trans and non-binary people – especially those of us who also have experienced trauma – may be particularly stressed. To help you...

Moving video

The pandemic and “shelter at home” orders have upended nearly everyone’s lives, resulting in widespread anxiety, fear, and depression. Trans and non-binary people – especially those of us who also have experienced trauma – may be particularly stressed. To help you...