Step 298:  Tricks and Treats

"Aerie - (noun) - the nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountaintop.  An elevated - often secluded dwelling, structure or position."  The stage is set - Actors in costume are on stage - and in place.  There's an antagonist and protagonist.  No brain will be left unscathed!  It's called Metacognition (awareness of …

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Step 295: Out of the Shadow – Deep in Taboo

"Concatenate - (verb/transitive) - to connect together for a chain or series."  One hundred years equals 5 Generations (5G).  Enmeshed family systems are created to protect one member who has a mental health condition or substance abuse problem.  Enmeshment "normalizes" dysfunctional behavior and is often used as a way to avoid treatment. Individual dissent is …

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