Speaking Fearlessly Always
Discover the Path to Fearless Expression as I reflect and grow from my work in the fields of Lived Experience and Suicide Prevention.
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Context is compassionate. Context allows for informed decisions. Context provides for both people to step in with the chance to understand and connect. Do you prefer, “Can we talk?” Or […]
Years ago, when I began my suicide prevention advocacy and mental health activism journey, I was eager, a bit naive, and almost openly accessible to anyone who might be in […]
“Trauma dumping, unlike venting, is usually unsolicited where a person “dumps” their traumatic feelings, thoughts, and experiences onto another person who may not be prepared for it.” If you’re struggling, […]
I feel blocked emotionally. Sitting here thinking of the dreaded “writer’s block” and I wonder, can a person’s emotional release be stuck just on the other side of an immense and harrowing wall?
Words have great power. They can heal, uplift, and inspire but also harm, marginalize, and stigmatize. So, what is safe language? Safe language means using words and phrases that do […]