Enduring Darkness

Enduring Darkness

A friend who has battled the same illness as I do for over a decade called me and asked if I ever feel like a loser because I do not do anything, as it is something she struggles with. Fighting for your life does not qualify as doing nothing with your life in any way, [...]

The Role Preconceived Notions Play in the Healing Process

The Role Preconceived Notions Play in the Healing Process

In regards to tragedy, we too often think “that happens to other people, not me.” This is an absolutely understandable, yet nonetheless naively ignorant, comfort mechanism. Still, it does not stop there. Most of us also, although we are not likely to admit it, held an illusionary image of the self we would be if [...]