One afternoon over a long cup of coffee, a close friend revealed how her boyfriend had initiated months of psychological abuse. ‘Nora’ has allowed me to share bits of her story throughout this boundary exploration. It turns out, Nora’s experience is a classic example of gaslighting.
Re-Branding! When Mid-Life Crisis becomes Mid-Life Opportunity!
Living too far away to be able to attend their memorial services and life celebrations, this reflection is my way of honouring the lives and my friendship with Janet Heerema and with Lesleigh Turner.
The root of the word 'Courage' is the latin 'Cor' meaning 'heart'. Even Dorothy, in that terrifyingly unfamiliar place somewhere over the rainbow, knew that deep in the heart of the Cowardly Lion lay courage. I have been watching with wonder these past few weeks, as a collective energy of progress, decisions, outcomes has overtaken many of my friends and colleagues.… Continue reading Courage to Stand in Your Truth