It’s like your emotional brain has a cold

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I know locally in Southern Illinois there is an effort to inform society about Mental Illness and what we can do to help.  The day to day forms of mental illness you see in family and friends can be anything from the equivalent of I have a coldContinue reading “It’s like your emotional brain has a cold”

Illinois is going the extra step for Human Trafficking Victims Under 18

Readers it is finally here, something which myself and many supportive colleagues have been focusing on for three years; updating Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Trafficking. The one person who is really doing the hard work in making this a reality is Illinois State House Representative Jay Hoffman (D) Swansea. The first fact IContinue reading “Illinois is going the extra step for Human Trafficking Victims Under 18”

Who I am today

    “I’m not feeling sorry for myself, so please don’t pity me, it really just makes the situation worse. What I need is to know that something I say or do or write will help you support someone whose been harmed, as well as prevent or intervene when something happens in your circle today.”Continue reading “Who I am today”

Head Trauma; Disability from Violence

Many times in a person’s life they may come across another person who is violent to the extreme. Sadly they end up with ongoing physical, maybe neurological, difficulties with their health from that moment in time. Reading this might cause some triggering, ‘bad emotional response; anger, anxiety, sadness, pain). However I do feel that whatContinue reading “Head Trauma; Disability from Violence”

Begin the Human Recovery….

Attention Please!! Re: CSA Survivors The history of Family Offenders, Grievous Permanent Injury & Sex Crimes Against Children, Understanding Family & Trauma Dynamics Public Plea for our Media Journalists & Advocacy Organizations; You hold the answer to everything!!! In your journalistic program you share knowledge with the world, not just in our local area. ItContinue reading “Begin the Human Recovery….”

To change our world we have to heal our past……

  Have you noticed the multitude of Adult Survivors of Child Sex Crimes who are sharing their collective voices across the United States? Actually if you really notice it’s happening in every country around the world; filling the internet and becoming part of the norm? I must say myself and every other adult survivor neverContinue reading “To change our world we have to heal our past……”

President Obama back in Springfield Today….

First KPLR News 11 announced the expected Presidential Speech today sharing his thoughts on National Budget and the huge Budget Crisis in Illinois these past eight months.  Daily Herald out of Chicago, Journalist Mike Ripello, has written this article for today’s expected speech..… Now they say only a credentialed persons will be allowed in theContinue reading “President Obama back in Springfield Today….”

Are you a reality thinker?

  Good Morning Let me first ask, Who enjoys #BillMaher? Alright world, especially Americans – How much longer will we continue tolerating certain ‘SPECIAL’ human beings to direct what is or is not a – HUMAN CHOICE OF LIFE – or a harming action AGAINST another HUMAN BEING, (which is also a human choice)? WhoContinue reading “Are you a reality thinker?”

We all need inspiration…..

Sharing this Beautiful power of HOPE!!! Today I will do my best. If I have a good day, I will be proud of myself. If I have a bad day, I will not dwell on it. I will forgive myself, I will put it behind me and I will continue to move forward. Written byContinue reading “We all need inspiration…..”

Will we just keep counting the bodies……..

        http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/play/5717473 Interview courtesy of: WCIAtv, reporter Jessica Kunz This is a fabulous interview and friends I am extremely grateful for the past few months of interviews I’ve been blessed to take part in; this one by Jessica and two others with Investigative Reporter, Eric Steltzer WANDtv.com (links for these two interviewsContinue reading “Will we just keep counting the bodies……..”