Could you walk the catwalk?  Could you get up there and look fierce under the hot lights in a flashy outfit, every eye on the place scanning for any flaw or failure?  Could you take the pressure, the scrutiny, the judgement? If you can do that, could you do it alone, putting together your own outfit, your … Continue reading Dogfight


One of the things I added to support group meetings, along with beach balls, was applause. When someone told a story about doing something bold and brave, I started the applause, with the room quickly joining in. It’s a quick and simple way for the group to affirm courage, both in the storyteller and in … Continue reading Spiny