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Trauma: Let’s Bust Some Myths

What is trauma? Trauma is a distressing event that overwhelms an individual's ability to cope, causes feelings of helplessness, diminishes their sense of self and their ability to feel the full range of emotions and experiences. So what does this mean? It means that you don't have to be a victim of abuse, loss, or... Continue Reading →

A New Direction

Have you ever reached a point where you've felt so miserable, but so stuck at the same time? As if your life is totally outside of your own control? I was there, less than two weeks ago. I'm nearing the end of my maternity leave and due back at work in a couple short months.... Continue Reading →

Glossary of Corset Terms

With the help of some friends, I have compiled a list of common abbreviations and terminology. AEC: Alter Ego Clothing, North American based OTR corset company Bespoke: a custom corset created specifically to your measurements, solely for you Bones / Boning: straight and spiral steel* sewn into the corset to give the wearer the shape... Continue Reading →

Let me introduce myself

Hi there! I'm Danielle. My passion for helping others has been deep rooted and often misguided. My heart was always in the right place, but I learned at a young age that unsolicited advice doesn't make you too many friends. So instead, I've become an introspective, solitary creature who, like many stay-at-home moms, craves adult... Continue Reading →

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