Last week, I sat in on a webinar to discuss online privacy, and how to protect yourself. During the session it was mentioned that you want to be careful about your privacy settings on social networks, like Facebook, because you … Continued
I’m going to be honest. I didn’t pay much attention to this being Eating Disorder Awareness Week until today. I know, at least in theory, that many survivors also deal with eating disorders, even though I haven’t been one of … Continued
Just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has followed this blog and shared any of the posts with others who have in turn started following this little blog. This weekend, we passed the 2,000 “like” plateau on … 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.
It’s funny, yesterday I noticed that a post I wrote about why we should continue to talk about child abuse, because survivors need to know that they are not alone, and that there are plenty of other abuse victims who … Continued
As a survivor, the question of how to appropriately mark Mother’s and Father’s day is always a bit tricky. We tend to see all the folks who have good, warm, relationships with their parents marking those days on social media, … Continued
I read this ESPN piece about the suicide of Penn Track athlete Madison Holleran and I thought there were a few pieces of the article that resonated with how I look at social media, and how we should, but also … Continued
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
I’ve written about this before, but obviously no one gets the message. On a daily basis, sometimes two or three times in a given day, I get tweets, Facebook messages or even emails about “sharing” someone’s story and plea for … Continued
I linked to this yesterday on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook, but I wanted to also add it to this post. The Psych Central website has listed their Top 10 Depression Blog of 2014. I have to admit that there are … Continued