Still Here, 2020 Edition

Still Here, 2020 Edition

Recently, a friend on Facebook decided to ask us all to share one thing that happened this year that was a positive, to try and collect any and all good news in one place. It was a good idea, and as I thought about how I would respond to something like that, I thought of some of the good things that have happened this year. I’ve had some pretty nice successes at work. I’ve connected on a deeper level with my wife, and managed to stay connected to a close group of friends and family. Those were good things, but at the end of it all, I kept coming back to something I talked about at the end of 2019 on the Find Your Voice Podcast, and then again on this very blog on January 1 of 2020.

“I’m Still Here”

Talking About World Suicide Prevention Day
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Talking About World Suicide Prevention Day

In between work conference calls today, I had the opportunity to spend my lunch hour talking to Tiffany Werhner and the Moments of Clarity audience about being a survivor, and about the importance of World Suicide Prevention Day. I really enjoyed having the opportunity to talk a bit about some of the really important issues,…

Another Birthday and Another Reminder That We Are Not Alone

Another Birthday and Another Reminder That We Are Not Alone

Last year, on the day after my birthday, I was writing about how it wasn’t exactly the birthday I would have planned, spending the day flying home after my Mom’s funeral but it wasn’t all bad. . My wife and I will both be dealing with our losses for awhile, and there will be times…

Talking Child Abuse and Blogging on Moments of Clarity

Talking Child Abuse and Blogging on Moments of Clarity

Thanks to Tiffany for having me as a call-in guest on her radio show Friday. If you weren’t able to catch it live, you can watch the replay from Tiffany’s Facebook live feed below, or click through on the Facebook logo¬† to see the conversation from other listeners. And if you haven’t listened to Moments…