Writing Core Wounds IV

​The past shadows us until we shine a light on itA splinter that doesn’t get removed becomes deeply embedded, increasingly sore and begins to infect the surrounding flesh. The splinter must come out. Regardless of how long it is stuck in the body, it must be removed just as a core wound needs to heal.… Read More

Writing Core Wounds I

Core wounds form in childhood and persist throughout adulthood when left untended. During our formative years, the ‘self’ as separate from others develops. This is a vulnerable period where we are highly impressionable and dependent on others for adequate safety, meeting of our needs and nurture to grow. Developmentally, children often lack the cognitive resources to… Read More