Because that’s how survivors are built. One shared story at a time. One encouraging word at a time. One hug at a time.
Regardless of which side of the COVID mask you prefer, this latest musician-meets-political debacle begs the question, do those with influence bestowed upon them have the privilege of sharing their political beliefs with the public or, should they, as athletes have been told, just shut up and play?
I discovered an Latina artist named Carla Morrison, and now I’m a fan. Carla is a three-time Grammy winner with two Grammy nominations and three studio albums.
I remember when I was a morose teenager, I used to look at my retired grandmother and think, “I wish I could just skip to where she is in life.” Meaning, I wish I could bypass all the hard work and life lessons and just coast until the end. I’m reminded of that time and mindset every time I hear
Got the yips? Be grateful. They may have an inherent life lesson.
This week, in honor of Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, I thought I’d share some resources in the hopes that survivors can find help and validation through fellow survivor’s stories, and successful tools to use on their own paths to healing–including a resource for male victims of sexual assault.
…the conversation around this latest sexual assault scandal got me thinking about how easily a report of a sexual crime tends to set off a war between the sexes, i.e. “He said, she said” and “she asked for it” and “if he’s convicted it will ruin his life!”
Our culture tends to grant guys a free pass and girls a push down. We’ve been talking about this for decades now.
Nothing was gonna happen to fix my relationships until I’d had enough of feeling like crap.