A Message of Encouragement to Myself

Hi, I just wanted to start by saying that what you went through was not your fault. What he did was despicable, and reflects poorly on him and not you. You were an innocent child. I want you to know that what happened to you doesn’t make you damaged or broken. You are a survivor.Continue reading “A Message of Encouragement to Myself”

Art: A Universal Language, A Universal Healing

If art were not a universal language, would we as viewers and consumers of art experience such intense emotions that run the gambit from exuberance to despair? Running with the idea that art is a universal language that can overcome differences in cultures and languages, it is easy to see how art brings about evenContinue reading “Art: A Universal Language, A Universal Healing”

Nature is a Healing Space

On September 30, 2020, I decided to do something I would not ordinarily do. I had been toying with the idea of trying new things, and I happened to be in the mood for a small adventure. As is the case with most people, the places that are local are often the least explored. WeContinue reading “Nature is a Healing Space”

On the Subject of Fatherhood: A Good Omens Gift

As I write this, it is 8:56 am, and I figure now is as good a time as any to finally put to words what I’ve been thinking over the past year. I have written about the trauma I sustained due to child abuse I experienced and because of this trauma, I have struggled forContinue reading “On the Subject of Fatherhood: A Good Omens Gift”

How Entertainment Can Heal

I originally posted this to twitter, and Neil Gaiman himself was gracious enough to respond. At the time I wrote this nearly exactly a year ago on September 26, 2019, I was going through a time of great emotional turmoil and upheaval. I was struggling to manage my depression and anxiety, and I was consumedContinue reading “How Entertainment Can Heal”