When to Share Your Story, Part 2

In our last post, we talked about when to share your story if you’re working with a difficult situation, as well as when not to. But what if you’re writing about a difficult story? Do those same rules still apply? Yes! Remember how we talked about the importance of NOT sharing your story publicly until […]

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When to Share Your Story (and When Not to)

When is it safe to share your story, and when isn’t it? This is a question that needs to be navigated with care, whether you’re sharing a personal story with a friend or sharing your story with the wider public. Now that the holidays have arrived, this is a particularly timely topic. In general, my […]

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What’s your story?

The other day, my son complained about feeling left out as the youngest kiddo in the group. I found myself commiserating, telling him that I’d always been the youngest, too, and had also felt left out. As soon as I had that thought, a part of me stepped back and asked if that was really […]

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Reclaiming Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches, I feel an old, familiar dread. My mother died two years ago and no, I’m not over it yet. Worse still, I may never be.   After the second anniversary of her death, I assumed I’d finally be all right. At least I’d be over the worst of the grief.   […]

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