When you work in a professional corporate setting dominated by strong men, feelings are not openly shared. Actually, the socially accepted feelings of anger and frustration flow freely. Feelings of fear or hurt, not so much. When I was in the corporate world, I remember it … [Read more...] about Hiding Hurt, Healing Hurt
Depression is incredibly common. Andrew Solomon calls it, "The family secret everyone has." Anyone who has been depressed knows how painful and exhausting it can be, but the stigma and resulting secrecy surrounding depression make it even more difficult. People who are truly … [Read more...] about Depression: Why Can’t I Just Snap Out of It?
Have you ever had the experience of walking into a classroom only to see everyone busily preparing for a test you didn’t see coming? You panic. Your heart begins to pound. Maybe you break into a cold sweat. How did I miss this? Where was THAT in the syllabus?! Why didn’t anyone … [Read more...] about Wait…I Didn’t Know There Was a Test!