Just Breathe

The opening Chapter to the novel, ‘Just Breath’, an adult survivor of complex childhood trauma, coming of age novel. 1. Dad’s always made it clear that we’re nothing more than caged rats caught inside a wheel. He often clutched his bottle of scotch to his chest and cried, “Why don’t you love me?” Not knowing… Read More

Writing Core Wounds V

​Writing Core Wounds VAccessing the story of my core wounds through fictionWriting the story, ‘Just Breathe’ gave me the space, structure and power to change things enough to make it possible for me to articulate my emotional world. It was actually through writing this story that I came to learn and accept that I am an… Read More

Writing Core Wounds II

​Knowing the stories informing a core wound is keyAdults with parts still stuck in the earlier stages of development due to childhood wounds are in those areas, very much remain children lacking the resources necessary to progress in helping themselves. It’s essential that they are given and receive what’s needed to undo the damage incurred… Read More