Why I Wrote a Book About Being Able to Say ‘No’ To Manage Anger and Shame, Improve Your Distress Tolerance

Improve Your Distress Tolerance to Better Manage Anger, Shame Maginging distressing emotions requires awareness, tolerance and eventually release

Most of us have grown up being shamed for expressing anger.  With such an upbringing we learn to repress our anger and internalize the shame about our feelings. We are unable to manage or tolerate [Read More]

Frozen In Time – I was a 13 year old Mother How Covert Abuse Slowly Chips Away Your Sense of Self Journeying Into The Unknown World Of Idiopathic Scoliosis

Oxytocin Bind: Survivors Need To Relearn The Language of Love Survivors of childhood trauma have a skewed understanding of love

In general survivors of childhood trauma have trouble negotiating adult relationships. Either we push people away by erecting defensive walls or we become a magnet for cunning predators  We are confused whether a person really [Read More]

Healing My Life from Incest to Joy: A Survivor’s Guidebook Donna shares her pain and struggle dealing with incest while offering hope and healing to other survivors

Healing My Life from Incest to Joy is a memoir of the choices I made and experiences that helped me heal from childhood trauma. The book offers hope to survivors of child sexual abuse Breaking [Read More]

Breaking Bad – Becoming The Black Sheep of The Family Don't wait till it too late, overcome your fear, don't worry about being the black sheep

I am rewatching  Breaking Bad, the riveting TV show that broke all stereotypes. The series tells the story of Walter White, a reticent high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer. Suddenly, [Read More]