My worst call as a paramedic still haunts me.
Every survivor and ally should know about DARVO - what a guilty party does when confronted.
I'm fine with Louis CK coming back. Here are two different ways it would work for me.
Simple guidelines for discussing #metoo if you haven't personally been assaulted yourself. How to be an ally, or at least not a troll.
A lot of the sound and fury around #MeToo is coming from people with no personal experience. I'm feeling strong about it right now.
Feeling my mastery, still alive. What I learned this time.
This last bout of suicidal ideation showed me that it is cyclical. All I have to do is ride it out.
Subjective distress can be challenging to understand and notice. But getting control of it is essential to emotional stability.
How I learned to be more aware of the random mean girls, and how to deal with them. Undoing my mother's abuse one toenail at a time.
Every little interaction can teach you something. Learning to ground myself to other people.
ISDP is a common symptom of PTSD. The Overton window does not include people like me, even in the safe spaces.
Anhedonia is a common mental health symptom, the inability to motivate even for things you enjoy.
How to know when it's a misunderstanding versus passive-aggression, when and how to set boundaries.
Reader Sandy doesn't feel like therapy works for her.
One Awful Thing You Didn't Know You Were Doing
When should you assert yourself, and how?
Teresa's best pro tips for upgrading your life on the spot. Learn the 4-Minute Life Elevator Technique that goes with the free downloadable meditation and the 9 Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Life blog article.
Teresa's insights on covert narcissists and how to assert yourself with people who are passive-aggressive.