Overcoming The Clown

When our Stories of Self No Longer Serve Us

Photo by Den Trushtin on Unsplash

As I entered my final year of primary school at age 10, I had one singular wish. I wanted nothing more than to be a student road warden who helped kids to cross the road at the pedestrian crossings near our school.

I wanted to wear the bright orange vest. I wanted to swing out the big orange signs. I wanted to have the power to…