August 29, 2018
I have a syndrome. Maybe you have heard of it or have it, too. I call it Straight A Student Syndrome (SASS).
I first showed signs when I was in school. The tasks they asked for came easy to me, so I didn't often struggle with homework or testing. I didn't have to work h...
August 17, 2018
There was a time in my life that I didn't have emotional regulation. Talking about this in our culture is rare. What is emotional regulation? Does it mean I get to choose how I feel?
When I didn't have emotional regulation I reacted to things. I felt unsafe because for...
August 14, 2018
“As long as we are setting the agenda for someone else’s behavior, then we are seeking to be their jailer, not their lover, and we will not know peace.”
Just over 6 years ago I looked in the mirror and saw someone whose implicit biases had turned...
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SASS: Straight-A Student Syndrome
The Violent + Emotional Truth
Rage, Righteousness, and Recovery
November 2018 (3)
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Tis the season
causes of violence
do no harm
fight flight freeze
mind and body
the good work
trauma in the body
what to do