Are you Still Struggling with humiliations you suffered years ago?
Do you become Anxious when you think back on School Days?
Does Your Heart Hammer at the Thought of running into him or her?
COMING SOON: a series of e-workbooks for adults:
"MY BULLIED PAST: WHY Does It Still Hurt?"
Book One: (Working out) why you're still Angry-- and ashamed
Exerpt: "Even now, as I sit in front of my computer and think about sharing my story, I begin to feel anxious. I imagine her reading the words and can feel her exaggerated eye roll--the one that preceded a contemptuous “Ohhhh pleeeeeasse” (to be followed by condescending comments on my choices or a twisted interpretation of my actions and intentions, all rounded off with the names of everyone who agreed). At the same time I imagine my friends today, shaking their heads and sighing, ”Ugh, why do you still let her bother you?” (as if I could choose to no longer feel the dread creeping into my body). “Who cares what she says? It’s not like anybody would listen to her at this point.” Of course, they are right--which is why I know what they aren’t saying: “get over it!” So how do I explain my ongoing dis-ease? Mostly I don’t. I pour another glass of wine and change the subject, because it is embarrassing to admit that my heart still pounds at the thought of running into her…
(Working out) Why You're Still Angry--and Ashamed explores this question by examining the relationship between Anger and Shame. Includes: --> Writing prompts strategically situated throughout the text --> Expressive writing exercises help to reposition you to your (troubling) memories.