From Post-Traumatic Stress to Post-Traumatic Growth: A Continuing Journey

Kintsukuroi, “to repair with gold,” is the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken. Just like me. I had an interesting conversation with an old friend the other day. I hadn't spoken to him since about 2003, when we worked together at … Continue reading From Post-Traumatic Stress to Post-Traumatic Growth: A Continuing Journey

The dreaded “Thursday before 2” (and a crazy nightmare just for laughs).

My heart was pounding. I'd broken out in a cold sweat. I had only minutes before it would be too late... Sounds like something out of a thriller, right? What if I told you this happened to me every single week for almost two decades? That's right, every Thursday before 2. That's the arbitrary week-ending … Continue reading The dreaded “Thursday before 2” (and a crazy nightmare just for laughs).