To thrive and be successful, we need to master three essential traits: intellectual curiosity, a healthy sense of responsibility, and self-confidence. As soon as each person developed this trio of traits, they began to blossom and flourish. The good news is that it is never too late.
We can all learn from Oprah’s advice to kids and their parents today about how to deal with bullies.
Dr. Kelly treats police officers who need surgery for free to thank them for intervening in his parents’ domestic violence. He pioneered a minimally invasive technique to remove brain tumors. And, you know I’ve got to love a guy who invented a way to map brain tumors based on his boat’s navigational system.
SARK is one of us. She experienced physical and sexual abuse at the hands of her brother. She adopted the name SARK which stands for Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy.
Today’s post is in a rainbow of colors because that’s how SARK writes her books. They are a riot of colors in SARK’s scrawling handwriting. She beautifully illustrates all her books in ways guaranteed to make you smile.
ABC’s popular Grey’s Anatomy boldly addressed a myriad of domestic violence issues in their 98th and 99th episodes as a prelude to May sweeps.
Today, in the spirit of the Ms. Foundation’s Outrageous Acts campaign, I want to give some shout-outs to folks doing great stuff. My hope is that we can all stop feeling alone in the wilderness and start building a vibrant virtual community to bring an end to the violence.
Physical abuse is no longer just about bruises and broken bones. Emotional abuse is about more than hurt feelings.
The long-term health impacts of domestic violence (DV) are being characterized as “epidemic” and a “national scourge” by Robert S. Thompson, MD, because DV affects between 25% and 54% of women in their adult lifetimes, and a disproportionate number of these women experienced physical or sexual abuse as a child. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,200 women are killed (three each day) and 2 million are injured each year from intimate partner violence (IPV). This impacts 15.5 million children.
These happy flowers reflect my mood this morning. Three of my favorite authors are releasing books today! Debbie Macomber’s Summer on Blossom Street is the latest in her delightful series […]
Tina Turner is the Chairwoman of my “Kitchen Cabinet” of virtual advisors and mentors. She is a life raft without equal.
We share a birthday. She is nine years my senior. We both grew up in the St. Louis area. We also share a history of domestic abuse at the hands of very powerful Scorpio men able to negatively impact the trajectory of our careers.