3 Quick Tips for Better Communication During Covid Quarantine

Here you are in 2020, exactly where you thought you’d be…right? Well, no. Unless you’re an essential worker, like the many brave medical staff, truck drivers, grocery workers etc., you are in your home. Maybe you’re alone, or maybe you’re in a house with a lot of people and pets. Your natural daily routines and rhythms are gone. Kids aren’t in school, you’re not at work, you can’t go to the beach or the gym… The result? Tempers flare, little habits that used to be endearing now grate on your…

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Why It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide and Mental Health

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Four years ago, I lost a close friend and colleague to suicide. I recently received an early opportunity to view The S Word, a movie I supported on Kickstarter. https://theswordmovie.com/ My friend’s name is listed at the end, on the Wall of Remembrance. The S Word is a powerful movie. It follows suicide attempt survivor Des’rae Stage photographing attempt survivors and sharing their stories on Live Through This.https://www.livethroughthis.org/ Here are some quick statistics: Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in young people ages…

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