“The Body Keeps the Score is a book written by Bessel Van der Kolk, M.D., a neuroscientist who influenced our understanding of trauma as the cause of so many mental health issues.  The book provides an understandable explanation of the brain and trauma’s impact.  Van der Kolk discusses how our brain’s adaptive responses to stress […]


June 20, 2021

Scorched Earth: The Body Keeps the Score

Scorched Earth – a military strategy that aims to destroy anything that might be useful to the enemy. I knew I wanted to write about this, even had the post image drawn up for Instagram, but I could not find the words to write the post.  Mercury retrograde and seeing people getting married brought up […]


June 16, 2021

Scorched Earth: Picking up Narcissistic Traits for Survival

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