Keep Swimming

Brain stem, limbic system, prefrontal cortex. Babies, tweens, grown-ups. The Dark Ages, The Middle Ages...The Dark Ages again? World Peace. Evolution is a parallel developmental process. For instance, the US is kind of like a screaming infant with an absent, abusive parent. We play hunger games, trample each other for toys and call 911 when…Read more Keep Swimming

Telling Stories

“Balanced emotions are crucial to intuitive decision making.”-Michael Eisner  “There's a saying in Neverland that every time you breathe, a grown-up dies.” -J.M Barrie Peter Pan If the media told the story of the human experience through a trauma-informed lens could it lead to world peace? Yes. According to headlines women are either selfish hags, whores, damsels in distress,…Read more Telling Stories

Nothing Personal

Distinguished 'experts' have written all kinds of books telling us how bad we are. They describe, in graphic detail, all the things we do wrong; how we're mean, selfish, sad, greedy, pathological, doomed failures. Some use humor in sarcastic attempts to help us laugh at our hurtful habits or choices we make that, in thier…Read more Nothing Personal