A New Post That’s Not New-Locus of Control

I posted this over a year ago and thought I'd review, fix and rerelease it to you. Many of you were not following me then, but the message is powerful and poignant. Enjoy. Shirley Locus of control is a state of mind where we place our belief in how the outcomes of our lives happen [...]

Dry Wells

Being open to other people about the severe abuse I suffered as a child has been very challenging.  At first, I wore a sign on my forehead that said, “incest” and when I shook hands with someone I would announce, “Hi, my name is Shirley and I’m a survivor of severe childhood trauma.” I am [...]

Once Again, Life Isn’t Easy, Life Isn’t Fair

  I wrote this article several months ago. I received a huge response in ways I had not anticipated. There were those who were interested and glad to hear what I had to say. But, there were those who grew extremely angry with me for what I said. So, being the sucker for punishment that [...]

Mental Illness is a Human Condition!

100% OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD WILL SUFFER FROM A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS!

Welcome to the Real World, Shirley Jean Davis

Everyone has bad times, even Shirley Jean Davis.

Let It Begin With Me

The world needs change, let it begin with me...

Do You Understand the Difference?

Whose fault/responsibility is my life? Mine or someone else's?

Life is Fatal

Death is inevitable, so why not live?

I Deeply Apologize

I am so sorry. I meant no harm, but that is what I have done.

Further Words on Making the Decision to Live and Not Be Miserable

A further explanation of just what the hell I was talking about

Suffering During Christmas is a Choice

Why Be Miserable at Christmas? Why not choose something different?

Only Honesty Can Save Humanity

Humanity stands deeply divided. Truthfulness may be our only hope to survive as a species.