A Little Bukowski

A Little Bukowski

A Little Bukowski for Spring “You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.” ― Charles Bukowski  Charles Bukowski is one of my favorite writers. There is something so raw, honest, and profound in the way he...
If You See the Wound

If You See the Wound

  If you see the wound  “Stop treating your pain like it’s something you imagined. If you see the wound is real, then you can heal it.” ― Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom    The Speak Trauma team took part in the ‘ Fierce Awakened Woman Global Online...
For Those

For Those

  Compassion fatigue      “You once told me you wanted to find yourself in the world, and I told you to first apply within, to discover the world within you. You once told me you wanted to save the world from all its wars, and I told you to first save...
Make Art Not Trauma

Make Art Not Trauma

Make art not trauma     The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to...
Disobedient Girl

Disobedient Girl

Disobedient girl  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Michelle (@michellekeserwany) “Let’s hail a civilization in a country where: 15 religious sects control me 18 sects denounce me I am called a recalcitrant, disobedient and spinster A video by...