Mike so graciously agreed to join Pennie Saum on the Brave and Unbroken Project's podcast, sharing his story and showing how its possible to survive out loud. Brave and Unbroken Podcast - Mike Skinner - Child Abuse Survivor vs. Mentally Ill Labels Mike Skinner is a musician, advocate, … [Read more...] about Mike Skinner Podcast Interview With Brave and Unbroken
Hi Folks, The May edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website - http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php or PDF - http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2020-05-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_May_2020.pdf To sign up for an e-mail copy, please … [Read more...] about The Surviving Spirit Newsletter May 2020
Thoughts to share - “The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” - Caroline Myss “But one thing for sure, if you do not address your trauma, it will undress you.” - Sharon Wise “We can't always choose the music life plays for … [Read more...] about Thoughts to share & Compassion for yourself
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.