Words Matter

An adage states, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” That’s not true. The labels we give ourselves and others have long lasting and potentially life changing consequences because humans are likely to fashion themselves based upon what they are called.

There was a recent event held in Illinois where folks who have lived experience with internal controversies, what some would term mental illnesses, related…

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Shirley J. Davis

Shirley J. Davis

I am an author/speaker/grant writer living among the corn and bean fields of Illinois in the U.S.