Journaling for Mental Health

Getting started with journaling can be really intimidating. Fortunately, it's actually easy. Your job is just to poke around in your brain a little with the goal of working on your mental health. When you sit down to write, don't panic. Journaling is nothing like the SATs. No one is grading them or even LOOKING … Continue reading Journaling for Mental Health

Codependency and (Anti-) Capitalism

Codependency & (Anti-) Capitalism. If you struggle with boundary issues in relation to your activism, this article is an insightful look at how prevalent that is and what we can do about it. These ideas about the necessity of self-sacrifice are one of the ways that capitalism has an insidious grasp on us. Remember that … Continue reading Codependency and (Anti-) Capitalism

Review: The PTSD Workbook by Mary Beth Williams

The PTSD Workbook by Mary Beth Williams (second edition) is an interactive journey through trauma recovery backed up by science and personal wisdom. It largely conforms to other works about trauma I have read, especially Judith Herman's ideas about the three phases of trauma recovery. I was super excited to dive in and do all … Continue reading Review: The PTSD Workbook by Mary Beth Williams