Black Lives Matter

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”Anaïs Nin I’m scared as hell to step back in after a much-needed time of listening, learning, and reflection. But, oh, how I’ve missed this community. And I know that this is just the beginning of us learning, supporting, advocating, and amplifying. I realize this today more than ever—you can’t tell someone…

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Sweet ones, we see you; you are not alone

There are a lot of hard things right now. How are your hearts? Spring has sprung, and although we may be house-bound for our safety, we know that a warmer world is coming. Hope and renewal often dances in with spring, and right now, I hope that old girl has her best dancin’ shoes shined up.  Some of us are…

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Coping during a pandemic

Pandemics, like COVID-19, can strain our coping strategies. During a pandemic, it’s not uncommon to experience strong emotions. Psychology helps us to understand normal responses to abnormal events. Novel and unfamiliar threats provoke anxiety and can lead to unfounded fears and even racism. Social distancing, effective communication, and public health measures are effective lines of defense.  Stay Informed – Not…

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