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 [...]
If you are like me, you love equations and logic. Well, check this out. I found it on twitter (I think), and had to share. Don't forget to check out the Emotional Equations author, Chip Conley!
One of the hardest parts of having lived through severe childhood trauma is the ways it affects daily adult life. Flashbacks, depression, negativity and feelings of needing to escape are only a few of them. How can we mitigate these life-altering side effects? Grounding techniques. There are as many methods to grounding as [...]
100% OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD WILL SUFFER FROM A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS!
Are you afraid to fail?
We all need inspiration sometime. I am no exception.
Breaking free of the affects of the past takes time. My goal is to offer hope.
Whose fault/responsibility is my life? Mine or someone else's?
Just who is Shirley J. Davis?
A further explanation of just what the hell I was talking about