Me Too

If you have spent time on social media over the last week or so, I know you’ve seen the Me Too posts that are an attempt to make the public more aware of the millions of women and girls who have been and are currently being sexually assaulted, harassed and abused. Rightfully so as another…

Mindfulness and Child Abuse

Mindfulness is a wonderful coping strategy for everyone! It is an essential life skill for individuals with anxiety, panic, addictions, eating disorders, chronic depression, chronic autoimmune diseases like lupus or chronic fatigue, for care givers, for those living with someone who is abusive, addicted or seriously mentally ill. With mindfulness, which produces a higher level…

Abuse Is a Bad Word

There is nothing mindful about abuse. However, it is a terrible problem in our country and often goes unreported, especially when family members don’t recognize the behaviors as abusive. I felt it necessary to write this article. There are Internet resources listed at the end along with 3 books that I have found very helpful.…