The impulse to react in anger is strong. It fuels us to action and feels productive. But it’s ineffective. To speak in a way that others can hear you requires power fueled by something else.
Lasting relief to pain, whether physical, emotional or psychological, does not come from drugs or the healthcare system. There is only one cure for the pains that ail us.
It’s been eleven months since I sustained the concussion that started my year. Eleven months since the emergency room doctor sent me home with a warning that I might have a “slight headache” the next day. A slight headache that turned into months of post-concussion syndrome. Whether they’ve been following the journey from the […]
After feeling lightheaded yesterday and experiencing recurring headaches, I realized that I need to allow myself the appropriate time to heal. Even as the bruises and cuts heal on the outside, I don’t know what’s happening in my brain. The inside needs time to heal and recover. And as my cough lingers into its third […]