Combined Subscription to Both Blogs

Combined Subscription to Both Blogs

If you hadn’t noticed before, this site actually hosts two blogs. One, my personal thoughts and writings, and the other the Survivor News and Reviews, stuff I’m sharing along with some quick thoughts, or sometimes a contribution from someone else. That has always meant two RSS feeds and two email subscriptions for you to follow…

To the Class of 2020

To the Class of 2020

I’m sure you’ve all seen the Facebook “thing” going around asking folks to post their Senior pictures to show support for the kids who are going to miss out on prom, and graduation, etc. this Spring due to the virus lock down. I’m sure many of you have also seen some posts questioning why sharing…

Be Aware of Self-Soothing Behaviors During Coronavirus

Be Aware of Self-Soothing Behaviors During Coronavirus

As we live through fairly unprecedented times and find ourselves understanding why the old phrase “May you live in interesting times” was actually a curse, it has become commonplace for folks to say quite a number of things that seem rather out of place. I don’t mean expressing anxiety or struggle, but things that are…

To See Depression You May Need To Read Between the Lines

To See Depression You May Need To Read Between the Lines

I read about an interesting study out of Ohio State University yesterday. The headline immediately got my attention as it seemed to really show how much stigma there is about depression and mental health in college, but then it took a turn. First, the immediate take away from the study: When college students post about…