How can we heal from the implicit bias of “Mental Illness” and “mentally ill”? I hear these words and it sounds like fingernails scraping down the chalkboard. “The stain of dehumanization colors the mind, body and spirit and it is not so easily washed away.” - Michael Skinner Recently I … [Read more...] about The implicit bias of, “Mental Illness” and “mentally ill”, a lexicon of hurt.
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Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran The Surviving Spirit Newsletter April … [Read more...] about The Surviving Spirit Newsletter April 2020
Wishing everyone peace and love during these difficult times. Take care, Michael “Don't stress the could haves, if it should have, it would have.” - Unknown “How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you … [Read more...] about Thoughts to share