HAHG’s “Very Powerful Message”

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Thanks to Mariah E. for this lovely 5-star review of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades on Amazon and goodreads: "Horseshoes and Hand Grenades tells the story of overcoming abuse, friendship, and understanding. This story represents a lot to me as a woman. Dealing with sexual abuse is always hard, especially when reading about it. However, Stevens … Continue reading HAHG’s “Very Powerful Message”

Don’t Let the Trauma Define You

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At some point in life, some people stop being self-conscious talking about themselves and speak more publicly in hopes of helping others. I have reached that point. I realized this after recording an interview for Darlene Corbett's wonderful podcast, Tap Into the Power of U. One reason I chose PR as my initial career was … Continue reading Don’t Let the Trauma Define You

Childhood Emotional Pain is the Source of Some Chronic Adult Physical Pain

Connection between emotional and physical pain depicted by woman in chronic pain lying on black floor #metoo

Driving home in the car two days ago, surfing the radio stations per usual, I caught an NPR story about the connection between emotional and physical pain in adults suffering from chronic "medically unexplained pain” like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and fibromyalgia. The notion that emotional and physical distress and pain are all connected will … Continue reading Childhood Emotional Pain is the Source of Some Chronic Adult Physical Pain