Redefining Vulnerability

Vulnerability. It's a word that is often met with fear, uncertainty, and distance. Once someone mentions the word, or someone feels it, they start to distance themselves. Why? Because when someone feels vulnerable, they feel weak, unsure, hesitant, fearful, and doubtful. In short--they feel like a glass house with gigantic cannons blasting cannonballs at them, … Continue reading Redefining Vulnerability

A Call for Better Recognizing Trauma

Traumatic events can be caused by a singular occasion, or a form of ongoing, relentless stresses. An event is more prone to leave an individual with longer-lasting emotional and psychological trauma if: The individual was unprepared for the eventThe event occurred out of the blueThe person felt powerless to prevent the event or felt powerless … Continue reading A Call for Better Recognizing Trauma