You, your family and your friends are experiencing a response to a collective trauma.   In your communications (online and in person), remember that people are responding from different trauma responses: Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn, Flop   If you or others are being argumentative, defensive or combative, that may be a Fight Response.   If…

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(Please note: this post was written in the context of the murder of George Floyd and the uprising that began in my neighborhood. I share it here because the point made has broad relevance to this time period)   In our world, we encounter fiction disguised as fact and fact disguised as fiction.   Confusion…

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Are you freaked out, right now? Scared? Uncomfortable? There are plenty of reasons to be. But in all of our own feelings, we can easily lose sight of who is at the center of the story.   I just saw a post about a group of white women “discussing” the current climate around their Black…

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