“Do not cringe and make yourself small if you are called the black sheep, the maverick, the lone wolf. Those with slow seeing say that a nonconformist is a blight on society. But it has been proven over the centuries, that being different means standing at the edge, that one is practically guaranteed to make an original contribution, a useful and stunning contribution to her culture.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D.
A huge revelation came about through my contact with Jody B., episode 35. I learned that I’ve been exposed to a shit load of trauma in my life. It’s really a miracle that I’m alive, and that I raised four kids and am blessed with (now) four grandkids. Do you know your ACE score?