COVID-19 · Finding Myself

6) Get Out of My Head: Healing Trauma in the Body

The featured black and white photo shows my great grandma who raised me in Hanford, CA. She and her sister Justina (right side) volunteered  in Hanford, CA during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.  It doesn’t come naturally for me to give up without a fight, but my heart can’t take continuous worry. Stressed to exhaustion… Continue reading 6) Get Out of My Head: Healing Trauma in the Body

COVID-19 · Finding Myself

2) The New COVID-19 Normal: Finding Myself During a Pandemic

My August had more ordinary days than June or July. I finally swam in the pool and stopped sleeping the days away. In August I slept at night with far fewer thoughts and tears about the trauma of being fired after 20 years. I started conceptualizing this blog to improve my focus, to set goals,… Continue reading 2) The New COVID-19 Normal: Finding Myself During a Pandemic