2021 – You made it!

2020 is now a memory. Gone but will never be forgotten. 2020 was home to illness, death, unemployment, homelessness, broken hearts and so much unanticipated anxiety, depression and a growing number of suicide attempts and completions. Sounds like any other year but this one was quite different with the Covid Pandemic, being house bound, quarantined,Continue reading “2021 – You made it!”

Talk is NOT Cheap and Silence is NOT Golden.

While we are counting positive COVID-19 cases and deaths daily I think we need to start sharing the number of people with thoughts of suicide, attempts and completions. Oh but wait! We can’t share those numbers because we don’t talk about suicide!! Argh!! 😡 😢 I started this journey into mental health and right outContinue reading “Talk is NOT Cheap and Silence is NOT Golden.”

Monday Motivation – Who are we, really?

We can remove monuments, statues, flags and any other remembrance of history but that will not remove a person’s way of thinking. Thought patterns have been in existence for years, decades and often an entire lifetime due in part to generational social learning. Change occurs by changing the way we think about ourselves and ourContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Who are we, really?”

Monday Motivation – The World Needs YOU!

None of us asked to be born into the circumstances we came into this world BUT we are here and we ALL have the responsibility to spread compassion and peace in order to move forward from the history that plaques us if we want to create a better future for those who will be bornContinue reading “Monday Motivation – The World Needs YOU!”

Monday Motivation Success – Time for a Cool Change

One does not have to own a sports team, be the CEO of a huge company, own a mansion or an expensive car, have a college degree, be married or have children to be considered successful. Success comes in all shapes and sizes. Success can be: Getting through an entire day without having a panicContinue reading “Monday Motivation Success – Time for a Cool Change”

Seniors 2020 – Don’t Despair

Seniors 2020 ….. don’t let the challenges of the year keep you from accomplishing your dreams! I will honestly say that I did not attend my high school graduation. I did not go to my undergrad graduation either. My masters was important and I did attend that ceremony.  I am still setting and reachingContinue reading “Seniors 2020 – Don’t Despair”