Kevin Hines and Suicide

Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge on Sept. 24, 2000. He's become a brain/mental health advocate, memoirist, documentary filmmaker, and international speaker on the issue of mental health and suicide. I had a chance to sit down with Kevin Thursday when he spoke at SUNY Fredonia. I'll post audio of the presentation when … Continue reading Kevin Hines and Suicide

Minchin Tuesday and What You Like About You

Harper told me today that all the kids at daycare played with June and not with her, and that it was because she didn't have her nails painted like June.  Probably, the other kids played with her but she felt bad about her plain nails. I surmise that this is the case, because she said … Continue reading Minchin Tuesday and What You Like About You

Minchin Monday and Inner Peace

Good morning, lovelies! It's been a weird few days. I've been working with my doctor on treating my attentional/impulse control issues, which is tricky because I also need to manage pretty strong anxiety. While stimulant medications work well for the ADD, they have the potential to exacerbate the anxiety. I've been on many different ADD … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Inner Peace