Do You Understand the Difference?

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

I Refuse to be Undefined by Trauma

Just who is Shirley J. Davis?

Life is Fatal

Death is inevitable, so why not live?

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

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

Embarking on a New Adventure

Leaving the past in the past takes courage. Walking into the future does too.

Smile! Even If It Is Christmas!!!!

Even though its Christmas, we need to laugh!!!

Introduction: The Ten Stages of Recovery from Childhood Trauma

An introduction to future blog posts about the stages of recovery from childhood trauma.

The Healing Power of Thankfulness

We can use our past to propel us into a bright future. It all begins with gratitude.

A Fun Thanksgiving Page

I've been writing some pretty harsh stuff lately, and I wanted to send out a fun page for Thanksgiving. Soooo, here you are! Enjoy! Why can't you take a turkey to church? They use FOWL language. Why was the Thanksgiving soup so expensive? It had 24 carrots. What happened when the turkey got into a [...]

The Search for Happiness

We humans spend our lives looking for happiness on the other side of the fence, what if is right in front of us and we won't see it?

Wonderful Video About Life

Life. What can we say we have learned? Watch this video as Anne Lamott challenges us all to consider this question.

Taking Responsibility for Our Actions: Grasping Some of the Hardest Concepts in Life

Taking responsibility for our lives isn't easy, but it is necessary to live a happy and well-adjusted life.

Facing Triggers and Fear Head-On

Triggers and the fear they bring can be overcome, but only if one faces them head-on.