One of the worst ways I’ve seen people wreck their own mental health is by not knowing their own limits. If I may borrow a sports metaphor, one sure way to lose at any sport is to try and do … Continued
This topic has been in the news since the revelations and accusations about Harvey Weinstein went public a few weeks back. At the time, I had a number of thoughts, but didn’t really put many of them out for public … Continued
I realize that this particular resource that I want to share with you is not going to be for everyone. So if you don’t want to hear about the Church or Christianity, feel free to skip past this post. On … Continued
Each year, around the Thanksgiving Holiday in the US, I try and write something about thankfulness and remind survivors that no matter what, we all have something to be thankful for, even if it’s just that we are still here, … Continued
If what I do sounds descriptive of how you live your own online life, than let me challenge you. Find a post that resonates with you, on either blog, and share it with your network. Or, share this post with a personal note about how child abuse, or mental illness, has touched your life with your network. Not just with the folks you already interact with about these topics, but outside of that.
And then continue to look for ways to reach beyond the bubble of the online survivor community. Because there are survivors and people dealing with mental health problems all around us, and there are also those who remain uneducated about those topics all around us as well.
The recent news about the passing of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg caught my attention not just because he was in the tech industry, like I am, or that he was married to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg which made him somewhat … Continued
A few weeks back, Patricia wrote about being an advocate, and being accused of being “stuck in victim mode” because she continued to talk about child abuse. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about too. Part of that thought process … Continued
Thanks to my discovery of Simple Tags recently, a WordPress plugin that helps you add tags to old posts, I’ve been doing just that on this blog. Now, what that means to you might not be much, but it allows … Continued
The Healthy Place website is looking for some freelancers to work on mental health blogs over on their site. Like they say on the tv show America’s Got Talent: “So you think you have talent?” If so, we hope you’ll … Continued
Last Thursday my grandmother passed away. She had been ill, and was 93 years old so it wasn’t a shock, but it was still a sad occasion, obviously. I was teaching an online course for a client on the West … Continued