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 [...]
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 [...]
100% OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD WILL SUFFER FROM A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS!
Everyone has bad times, even Shirley Jean Davis.
The world needs change, let it begin with me...
Whose fault/responsibility is my life? Mine or someone else's?
Earth is the only world we have, let's fight together to preserve it.
Death is inevitable, so why not live?
Words shape who we are as humans. Using them wisely is an enormous responsibility.
I am so sorry. I meant no harm, but that is what I have done.
A further explanation of just what the hell I was talking about
Why Be Miserable at Christmas? Why not choose something different?
Humanity stands deeply divided. Truthfulness may be our only hope to survive as a species.
Psychotherapy is an important tool full of self-discovery, wisdom and hope.