“Success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life, as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.” Booker T. Washington I love the month of May and what it brings - nicer weather, flowers blooming and more to come. What’s not to like? … [Read more...] about Walk With Me© & Mental Health Awareness Month
“Words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.” Inayat Khan If you Google, Boston Strong, One Fund earnings, you get an amazing amount of information about countless people and organizations who are still actively engaged in raising funds for the victims and survivors of the … [Read more...] about Boston Strong – Nation Strong – World Strong 4/23/14
April is National Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month “It shouldn’t hurt to be a child.” We have who have known the pain and the horror of child abuse are well aware of the long term consequences and the impact it has upon us mentally, physically, emotionally, socially and … [Read more...] about “It shouldn’t hurt to be a child.” – How can we create awareness and prevent child abuse?
“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” Helen Keller I’ve always been amazed at the power of the human spirit. The courage, tenacity and the resilience that has been shown by so many throughout time has always given me hope. As a young boy, I … [Read more...] about The Surviving Spirit and its origins of Hope, Healing & Help
“The weeds of our past cultivate the blossoms of our future.” Karen Boliver Back in 1993, when I started on my healing journey of advocacy to address the issues of trauma, abuse and mental health, this comment was a familiar theme for pretty much every type of presentation that I was … [Read more...] about “You don’t look mentally ill” 2/26/14
“Just let go. Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness.” Caroline Myss Letting go, two simple words and yet they say so much….there is power in the simplicity of the statement itself. What does letting go … [Read more...] about Letting go – of how you thought your life should be 2/15/14