Tips on stigma, diagnosis, treatment, dissociation, and exercising empathy.
November 2015: Assembly
Helping the elderly wasn’t exactly fun, but I’m glad I did it.
Start by saying these magic words: “It’s no big deal.”
You don’t have to understand what it’s like to be me.
“Hardening my heart” against my abuser was not only OK, but necessary.
Or: How I Learned the Difference Between an Apology and Making a Public Showing of How Bad I Feel.
Try a little tenderness.
People who commit acts of violence are still people.
June’s theme is ADVENTURE.
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