Why Anxiety is Better for Us than It Feels!

Why Anxiety is Better for Us than It Feels!

To Heal Anxiety, Stop Thinking of it as a Disease! “It’s a simple fact: Nobody likes to feel anxious. Anxiety is among the most pervasive and reviled of human emotions. And since it’s unhealthy, we all agree, we should prevent and eradicate it like any other illness....
Stop Saying “Its Only Things” to Hurricane Ian Survivors

Stop Saying “Its Only Things” to Hurricane Ian Survivors

5 Things to Say and 5 Things Not to Say to A Trauma Survivor! I am home again after a month of recuperating from Hurricane Ian.  My recuperation was not necessarily physical, more emotional and mental.  I wrote about that last week.  During this time, I observed both...
Nature is Resilient and So are We!

Nature is Resilient and So are We!

What does Resilience Mean to You? Resilience is often defined as our ability to bounce back from hardships in life.  For most of us from the Fort Myers area, this is the type of resilience that is being tested in the petri dish of post-Hurricane Ian. It is human...
Healing from Hurricane Ian

Healing from Hurricane Ian

Trauma is Not the Event But Your Reaction to the Event Whether you were caught in your house as 10 feet of rushing water was surrounding you, fearfully waiting in a closet as you listened to the howls of 150 mph winds believing you were not going to make it out...
Hurricane Ian: A First-Hand Account

Hurricane Ian: A First-Hand Account

How Telling My Story of Hurricane Ian Helps Us All Heal! By now, most have seen the total devastation that swept through our beautiful community.  In many ways, I am glad I did not see the footage of  the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Ian before I had a chance to...
My COVID Journey

My COVID Journey

My COVID Journey​ For nearly 3 years, my husband and I managed to avoid getting COVID.  At the beginning of the pandemic, we were, like many people, over the top when it came to cleaning surfaces, disinfecting the outside of groceries when I brought them home, and...
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