Keeping the Dream Podcast: Conversations

Conversations on Covert Abuse and the Healing Journey

Who Benefits from Realistic as Negative? ktd-010

Who Benefits from Realistic as Negative? ktd-010

Who benefits from you believing that to be realistic is to be negative, that holding a dream is a fantasy and giving up on it is reality? Those who would have you believe this are not your friends, they are not anyone you can trust… or listen to. “People in power, and those who support […]

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Realistic, Not Fatalistic ktd-009

Realistic, Not Fatalistic ktd-009

When did being realistic become synonymous with being cynical or fatalistic. Who says having a negative, hopeless, “why try?” view on life is being realistic? To deny the potential of humanity for good isn’t realistic at all. It’s fatalistic, and I’m not about that. It’s time to let that nightmare of a fantasy go. “Is […]

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A Little Bit About Demian Yumei ktd-008

A Little Bit About Demian Yumei ktd-008

I’ve introduced myself in earlier episodes, but I thought you might like to know a little more detail about who Demian Yumei is. I share a bit about my background, my early years in Japan and New Mexico, what the creative process means to me and how it fits into my activism. Creativity is central […]

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What is Covert Abuse? ktd-007

What is Covert Abuse? ktd-007

“As a survivor of incest, I do not diminish the impact of being sexually abused as a child, but I’ve come to realize that the dynamics of covert abuse helped my father to justify and sustain his abuse. As egregious as the sexual abuse was, it was the cover up — the denying and the […]

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Keeping the Dream – What Does It Mean? ktd-006

Keeping the Dream – What Does It Mean? ktd-006

But we’re not the only dreamers. There is another that dreams. It’s Life, Life dreaming you. This Dream of Life, well that’s the fingerprint of your heart’s desire. It’s your spirit’s dance and your soul’s whispering. It’s the call of every human heart, and it expresses itself through you through your unique vision and inspiration. […]

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In the Middle of the Nightmare, Dream ktd-005

In the Middle of the Nightmare, Dream ktd-005

In the middle of this nightmare, remember to dream. Turn the energy around…  Whatever challenges you are facing within the greater context of the world’s, know that in the midst of a nightmare, you can turn it into a dream. There is no greater time for you to hold to your dream and keep it […]

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Never the Same ktd-004

Never the Same ktd-004

Things won’t fall back nicely into place. But they can fall into a better place, and we have a say in what that will look like. That is the way of healing. In healing from the trauma of sex abuse, I have learned that I get the last say in my life. Not my father. […]

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Only Warriors ktd-003

Only Warriors ktd-003

I don’t care how many issues you have. I don’t care how much you may have messed up in your life, because you didn’t have it together. If you are here — no matter what condition you’re in, you are a warrior. Many who make it through this pandemic will come out traumatized. But what […]

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