Healing trauma through parts work

In the Pixar movie Inside Out, we are introduced to Riley, a young girl who is navigating a transition prompted by a family move from a rural area to the city. We also meet five of her core emotions – Anger, Fear, Disgust, Sadness, and Joy – represented as colorful characters in conflict at a command … Read more

the sacred work of grief

Sacred Grief

I’ve been sitting with grief this week. Watching it flow in and around me like the tides coming in through the wetlands. Most of the time, we wish we could stop the current of pain coursing through our core, the palpable constriction of breath, the burning sensation in our eyes. We attempt to keep grief … Read more