What’s your code of conduct?

We have what we’re calling ‘community guidelines’. It’s an ever-evolving set of behaviours that we feel get to the heart of creating community, preventing conflicts, and helping to resolve the ones that flare up in the best ways. Please let us know if there’s anything that you would add to Read more…

Will I be triggered?

Being “triggered” (sometimes referred to as “activated”) is when our defences are engaged disproportionately to the situation we’re facing now, and more appropriate to past traumatic situations (source). The intensity of activation will vary based on many factors. The higher intensities include “retraumatization”, a vivid reliving of a traumatic event.[2] Read more…

Will I feel safe?

We are doing our best so that you do. Here is what we are doing to make the space as safe as possible: we have community guidelines that we’re constantly evolving and putting care into. Feel free to take a look at the current version and see if something could Read more…

What if I’m not traumatized?

Trauma can sound like a big word, and, yes, some events that generate trauma can feel really intense to contemplate. But, in the broader sense, we are all touched by trauma, in direct or indirect ways.