Thoughts on Shame: Root Incidents and Reclaiming Sexuality (Part 2)

See the video for the gist. The first part of this series is here, an opening on toxic shame, its effects, and some opening notions. But in this one I boil it down to sexuality, possibly the most shaming topic of them all for many, many of us. There missing factor not mentioned in the…Read more Thoughts on Shame: Root Incidents and Reclaiming Sexuality (Part 2)

Conversations With Dead People – Episode 5: The Ex Who Never Knew Depravity (A political ramble)

See my video where I go more in-depth on my feelings and interpretations. This particular relationship was quite polarized by politics, and was ultimately ended by a difference in values which was typically expressed thru political debate. The classic story of the guy born on the wrong side of the tracks getting involved with someone…Read more Conversations With Dead People – Episode 5: The Ex Who Never Knew Depravity (A political ramble)

End of the Road – A Tragic End to a Beautiful Woman and Survivor of Chronic Abuse

See the video for my thoughts. As far as what I want to put here, well, just this: Face yourself. Look at the child you are. Never abandon the child within or any children under your care. Look inside and work it out. Vocalize. No more running. No more paying forward the pain of loss…Read more End of the Road – A Tragic End to a Beautiful Woman and Survivor of Chronic Abuse

A Casual Cam and More Polished Demo Recording of I’ll Be There from the Musical, The Pirate Queen

On St. Patrick's day I felt nostalgic for the performing days, so I attempted a casual performance of a song I used to sing a lot back in the day. Stumbled over some stuff, didn't quite hit every note, but all-in-all, I had fun and it felt good for all the time that had passed. Even…Read more A Casual Cam and More Polished Demo Recording of I’ll Be There from the Musical, The Pirate Queen

Conversations With Dead People – Episode 4: The Sister that Chose Not to be a Parent

See the Youtube video. It says it all really. My sister saved me in many ways thru my childhood. For this I am ever grateful. However, things could have been better even so had priorities been different. Better for just about everybody. There was some power there. But those were not the priorities my sister…Read more Conversations With Dead People – Episode 4: The Sister that Chose Not to be a Parent

The Core of Counseling – Self-Help: My Steps to Improving Self-Awareness

See the video where I ramble through these steps and a myriad of pitfalls and obstacles that I've encountered. A general overview for reference: Activate your sentient: Choose to be aware. Monitor yourself in a kind and neutral fashion. Look for "odd" thoughts or behaviors. You will know them better and better as you find…Read more The Core of Counseling – Self-Help: My Steps to Improving Self-Awareness