I work within a framework that I learned from Terra Vance over at Neuroclastic. She’s got a lot of writing up around things like “Identity Masking” and Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria, and helped me to see the big picture of what’s really going on. Please don’t sleep on those resources!
My adaptation of her framework focuses on certain ways that we can learn to understand and then heal the wound that underlies so many of the seemingly unrelated challenges we face. I use a lot of pop cultural references to point out that many of the