Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! Matthew and I are really excited about the upcoming meetings. If you haven’t signed up yet, please register today. Please head to the updated Resources for […]
September 2020 has been intense. After a challenging year, this last month found many of us on the west coast isolated inside or even to a single room to avoid […]
Growing up in dry southern Oregon, I spent many hot Augusts and Septembers with smoky skies and red suns. My step father managed land that was afflicted by fire every […]
Central Oregon Disability Support Network, Matthew Dawson and I are teaming up to support young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer LGBTQ+ or are questioning their […]
This has been a historic summer. In addition to the pandemic with its health, financial and even political consequences, many in the United States are struggling to make the world […]
Keeping our bodies cool goes a long way in keeping our emotions in check. I live in Oregon where a lot of us love the rain and tolerate the sun. […]
In 2010, my mentor, Carrie Leavitt, invited me to collaborate to make a presentation on self-care. She had googled self-nurturing and got the message, “no results found.” She wanted to […]
Our brains need time and space to process what we are going through. When we slow down and be present, our brains can process what is going on, improving our current and future health.