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Sarah Hackley

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Sarah Hackley is the author of "Preparing to Fly: Financial Freedom from Domestic Abuse," "Finding Happiness with Migraines: A Do It Yourself Guide" and "The Things We Lose." She has also appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including the "Women Awakening Anthology," "The Bridges of America: Homeless Poetry Anthology," Creative Nonfiction magazine, Texas Family magazine, and the women's studies bestseller "Women Will Save the World." In addition to her writing, Sarah is the editor for the Austin-based publishing house Absolute Love Publishing. She is currently at work on her first novel. ...more

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“Dissociation can enable us to withstand pain and loss under which we would otherwise break. It enables us to survive and pull through. But, a habit of continual dissociation – especially after the trauma has passed – leads to the shut-in feeling I was experiencing. While I imagined I was being strong in the face of pain, in reality, I was merely hiding.”
Sarah Hackley, Women Will Save the World

“Sometimes falling apart is the bravest act of all”
Sarah Hackley, Women Will Save the World

“I had built such a wall between my experiences and how I felt about those experiences that I was incapable of reliving both simultaneously. I could talk about my traumas, even walk through them, but I couldn’t feel them. When I tried to bring it all together, when I tried to remember how I had felt, I disappeared in my own head. My to-do list took on grave importance. The book I read the night before filled my thoughts. Yesterday’s article suddenly called out to be rewritten. I couldn’t get inside myself.”
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“There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination. But there is a hierarchy: the kisses alone don't work.”
Anaïs Nin, Henry And June

“To lose a brother is to lose someone with whom you can share the experience of growing old, who is supposed to bring you a sister-in-law and nieces and nephews, creatures who people the tree of your life and give it new branches. To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches. To lose your mother, well, that is like losing the sun above you. It is like losing--I'm sorry, I would rather not go on.”
Yann Martel, Life of Pi

“A daughter without her mother is a woman broken. It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones. ”
Kristin Hannah, Summer Island

“Lunatics are similar to designated hitters. Often an entire family is crazy, but since an entire family can't go into the hospital, one person is designated as crazy and goes inside. Then, depending on how the rest of the family is feeling that person is kept inside or snatched out, to prove something about the family's mental health.”
Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted: Screenplay based on the book

“When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you
don't blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not
doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or
less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have
problems with our friends or family, we blame the other
person. But if we know how to take care of them, they will
grow well, like the lettuce. Blaming has no positive
effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reason
and argument. That is my experience. No blame, no
reasoning, no argument, just understanding. If you
understand, and you show that you understand, you can
love, and the situation will change”
Thich Nhat Hanh

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