June 11, 2020

Showing Up, Imperfectly

I have shown up perfectly zero percent of the time. One of my lifetime burdens is unlearning this desire for perfection. Perfect is not possible. This past week I have…

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June 5, 2020

Pride: The Power in the Personal

June is pride month. My feelings about pride today come from knowing that Stonewall was a riot led by trans women of color. These people that I will never know…

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June 2, 2020

Violence, Race, and Social Justice

  I am thinking about violence against people of color – violence from law enforcement and also violence from within the medical system. I am thinking about the deaths of…

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May 29, 2020

Determining Health

COVID-19 has destabilized our world. People are more stressed, anxious, depressed, and simply tired than ever before. I know that we will see the impact of this on increased rates…

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May 1, 2020

Destigmatizing Feelings

I have noticed that more and more of us are willing to talk about how we are feeling. This may be one of the more positive changes from the COVID-19…

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April 14, 2020

Virtual You, Virtual Me, Virtual Bree

We are living through a strange and stressful time. The word unprecedented, although completely accurate, has been a bit overused. Our usual lives seem far away. Like so many, Bree…

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April 1, 2020

Connection in the Time of COVID

COVID-19 has altered all our lives. I continue to have conversations with loved ones about the increased stress we are all feeling and trying to remember that we do not…

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March 1, 2020

Planting the Seeds of Implementation

Since joining the Bree Collaborative as the Implementation Manager this past Fall, I have been completely in awe of the breadth and scope of work the Bree Collaborative recommendations cover. …

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January 3, 2020

Celebrating 2019

The Bree Collaborative is proud of our work in 2019 and thankful for our dedicated Bree Collaborative members and our many workgroup members who have donated countless hours to improve…

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