When we teach survivors how they can reinterpret and rewrite their experiences, we promote the hope that they do not need to be trapped in victim narratives. We help them reposition themselves and empower them. Suicide educators also work with the people who support the suicidal and bereaved. We educateContinue Reading

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-clarity/201802/the-courage-show 5. Building a capacity to tolerate discomfort and uncertainty is key to change. Uncertainty is difficult to tolerate so we have a natural tendency to create stories that help us feel certain and feel safe. It’s important to realize that these narratives aren’t necessarily correct. Scarcity, fear, and vulnerabilityContinue Reading

Long before Kaepernick’s protest, this Native American teen sat out Pledge of Allegiance https://t.co/SXyi7r6A0o pic.twitter.com/0VAEZdXUsu — CNN (@CNN) September 17, 2016 Long before Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, sparking a national dialogue, there was Leilani Thomas. Leilani, now 14, has sat out the Pledge of AllegianceContinue Reading