I love this movie because it shows the history of having a disability in the United States. I would strongly recommend Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution on Netflix. Love it!! As good as the movie has given a sliver of insight into the world of what it is like having a disability, I feel we […]
I read this book titled “The Body Keeps The Score” by Bessel Van Der Kolk. It has shed light on my own past, and hopefully, it may shed light on yours. Here’s an excerpt from the book: A Secure Base As we enter this world, we scream to announce our presence. Someone immediately engages with […]
Change Our Minds Admitting we are wrong is painful, it could be a sign of weakness-but what if we take a more flexible approach? What if we understood if flexible thinking could spur our curiosity and bring people who differ in many realms together or at least feel compassion towards one another. In this paper, […]
Food for thought: For politicians: at the end of your time in office; can you imagine knowing you stood for nothing and that you RISKED nothing. That all you did was follow some fearful people with money to where they already were going instead of trying LEAD them to a better place. If you are […]
if you are grieving about losing a pet here is the article I found. I think this article helps with the grieving process: https://www.outsideonline.com/culture/essays-culture/pet-loss-dog-grief/?utm_source=outside&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=onsiteshare Bowever, my post about Mali is even better: http://chadfrancour.com/i-am-mali/ What do you think? Connect with me….
I have been thinking about love lately. Whatever you think love is an emotion or commitment or behavior here is something that I feel best describes my love style for life and people. I love you! You may be thinking you don’t even know me. That maybe true but if people can so easily hate […]
Neuroscience research shows that the only way we can change the way we feel is by becoming aware of our inner experience & learning to befriend what is going on inside of us. This process is called “interception” which is Latin for looking inside. Our emotional brain takes a back seat to our rational brain. […]
Brian injury is misunderstood by many people. You just don’t “get over brain injury.“ It affects your whole life, your relationships, Who you are as a person. Nothing is the same anymore. Brain injury is a lifelong battle with very good days and very very bad days. if you know someone with a brain injury […]
A fantastic read: https://www.pewresearch.org/2021/03/05/a-year-of-u-s-public-opinion-on-the-coronavirus-pandemic/ The question I have is, why is the coronavirus such a partisan divide? Why can’t we trust science? I believe that there is something deeply rooted in our pasts that enables us to trust or not trust certain entities, like some trauma. Trauma being some event that has affected our lives […]
A great article about assistive devices. I’m Not ‘Bound’ To A Wheelchair; I Was Freed By One. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/stop-saying-wheelchair-bound_n_5b59f898e4b0de86f494bcfc 1. What do you think? 2. What are your ideas about assistive devices like a wheelchair or cane? 3. How do we confront these stereotypes? Connect with me…..