Looking Through New Eyes

At a conference on trauma, I met a woman who works for the Department of Corrections. Part of her job involves restorative justice, and she helps inmates write letters of repentance to their victims, acknowledging their responsibility for whatever crime they’ve committed. These letters are vetted by Corrections staff and go through multiple

Words Or Tone Of Voice-How Do You Know What Someone Means?

How Do You Know What Someone Really Means? Even before I had words, I understood tone of voice and body language. Like most children, initially my parents were my whole world. I understood when my parents were happy, sad, or anxious or angry, even when I didn’t understand their words. I would sometimes