Karen Sosnoski, PhD is a mother of teens and a writer based in northern Virginia. Her writing has appeared in literary and mainstream publications, including The New York Times, Healthline, The Temper, and This American Life. She tells stories about resilience and recovery found through facing limits. In her free time, Karen co-facilitates a “Creative Consciousness” covenant group, works out at a boxing club, and camps and hikes with her family. Find her on Twitter and LinkedIn.