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I am not a brand.
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I am not a brand.

To be a successful writer (or artist, or anything that involves money, relationship, or consistency), we are now supposed to think of ourselves as a brand. For years I have helped other artists and creatives to try to craft their image, but I can’t seem to do it for myself. And the poet and the … Continue reading

“This changed my life” —Oprah learns about ACEs and Trauma-informed care
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“This changed my life” —Oprah learns about ACEs and Trauma-informed care

Re-posted from ACEs Connection & ACES Too High… “Don’t ask ‘what’s wrong with you.’ Ask, ‘what happened to you.’”  I watched the Oprah segment with my mother, Dr. Louise Hart, who heard Dr. Vincent Felitti speak about the CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences Study ten years ago. At that time, she asked him, “What is being done … Continue reading