Tag Archives: Childhood trauma


Growing up poor, luxury did not apply, especially to anything as frivolous as a handbag. I blame this on Judy, or at least I did, until I watched her meltdown. She was my mentor, responsible for my training. We worked … Continue reading

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Beyond Pain

It is true that there is nothing new in the universe. Everything that has been done or said  has been done or said before. Sometimes….way before. As in the Roman Empire. Scholar, Emperor, Military Leader (121–180 AD), Marcus Aurelius was … Continue reading

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Meat Helmets and Lazy Chestnuts

Once in a while, it’s just about hitting “Pause” and having a laugh. This was sent to me today.  From a monologue in group therapy, this is Mike Myers as the troubled Dr. Evil; a “typical” childhood.

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