Amazing Anne

Field trip at school gave me the opportunity to listen to Anne Grady, the keynote speaker.  She is funny, real and gets it.  I bought both her books and she signed them.  🙂  First book is Strong Enough- Choosing Courage, Resilience and Triumph. The second book is 52 strategies for Live, Love, & Work.  One…

The Music Didn’t End

I follow several PTSD groups on Facebook.  Many of the posts are filled with dread of a future that ended with PTSD….I love the link they posted of the violinist Itzhaik Perlman.  He portrays the attitude I believe in or as Dory put it, “Just Keep Swimming.” (Finding Nemo.) I believe this is the best…

An advantage

I grew up with no social media.  I couldn’t text, surf or blog because none of that existed.  Saved me from posting a lot of dumb stuff. 25. “Several things, but the main one was lashing out on social media for years. Controversial and angry statuses, just due to the anger inside of me. I…

New webpage

Sometimes I read a quote on Facebook or on another blog that I want to share.  I include the link back to the page after I explore it a bit myself.  I don’t check out everything but I am impressed by what I saw. http://stevemaraboli.net/ I believe this goes along with my other post on…

Defining myself

One of the more irritating questions that my counselor harped on “Why do you keep giving your power away?”  It irritated me because I didn’t believe I had any power to give away in the first place.  Punching him crossed my mind once or twice but he always kept plenty of floor space between his…