I remember it well. It took 82 years for a woman called Kathryn Bigelow to become the first woman to win an Oscar for best director. She, Sandra Bullock (best actress) and Monique (best-supporting actress) looked beautiful in their designer gowns on Hollywood’s winning platform. The 2008 movie was The Hurt Locker. Women such as Bigelow, who have broken through the glass ceiling, are worth celebrating on International Women’s Day. But what exactly is this women’s day of celebration about? [Read more…]
Do You Care Too Much? Avoid Compassion Fatigue and Burn-out
The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it, is as unrealistic as expecting to walk through water and not get wet. Rachel Naomi Remen
As a therapist, as well as, sometimes, family caregiver of those with disabilities, there have been times I needed . . .
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