We Are All a Mess

A big hot mess is no way to describe a person, but it has been pretty common in some survivor circles. It seems to me that every single person alive has been a big hot mess at one time or another. No one has it...

Abortion Is Violence Against Women

Let's be consistent. If we are advocating to protect women from violence, but then turn on them when they are most vulnerable, during pregnancy, we betray all the people we work for by our own efforts.It blows my mind. It's not a leap. If we...

Ban Abortion, Except…

NH Lawmakers saw a bill come through the House of Representatives that proposed to ban abortion after the child attains an age and the capability to live outside of the womb, separated from his or her mother because abortion kills a baby.The bill supporters specified...

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Dealing with Emotional Triggers

Trigger is a popular buzz word. From college campuses to social media, you can see trigger warnings or trigger alerts for loads of situations. There has been widening research about the brain and how we process and store information. The mind:body connection is receiving much attention.Neurotransmitters...

Who’s the Hero?

At the SCORRE Conference this week, I gave three speeches. The first one was pretty much upon arrival. So, I didn't know the people I was speaking to. More importantly, I was unprepared and exhausted.My coach got up, his eyes welled up, put his hand on...