Not Buying It

Healing from complex trauma while moving up the food chain is like running a marathon across a mountain range. No time for souvenir shopping or group sing-alongs. The third and fourth shift are waiting. Hurry up! There's a reason we're tired. Well intended self-help gurus ultimately hurt because they fail to address the blanket of…Read more Not Buying It

Reporting Our Way to World Peace

Why Journalism Need a Therapist Journalism isn't dead, it's just going through a metamorphosis which looks and feels like dying from the inside out, kind of like therapy. For instance,"The irony was thick. Here was a veteran of the industry, a Harvard journalism lecturer no less, getting facts wrong in a book about “the fight…Read more Reporting Our Way to World Peace

A Modest Proposal

In 1729 Jonathan Swift suggested we stew, roast, bake, or boil the excess of poor children who were clearly becoming a drain on society's resources. Not to mention their filthy, begging hands and faces were detracting from the quaint storefronts of beautified down towns and the general, picturesque landscapes of a country. His solution was…Read more A Modest Proposal

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