Journal

Our heart, our tribe, and the occasional bit of news.

We want to set you up for success so we’ve written out resources for counseling and inspiring messages from survivors and thought leaders.

Jun 10, 2020 | Tools for Winning

How to Have a Good Day, Even on Your Worst Day

Hey there friends! I am really excited to be sharing with you today. May was Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s pretty much like a month long celebration in my

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May 14, 2020 | Tools for Winning

Professional Counseling: What is it Really, Why are We often Confused about it, and How to go about Finding a Mental Health Care Provider.

What images come to mind when you think of going to counseling? Take a moment to close your eyes and visualize what the counselor is doing, what you are doing,

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Apr 30, 2020 | Tools for Winning

A Widely-Used Treatment Modality for Healing Trauma: EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

The human brain is a powerful machine built to take in details and use those details for survival; it has the ability to develop millions of neural pathways by adapting

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Apr 16, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

Stronger Than We Know

By: Samantha This guest blog post was written by our friend, Samantha. Her story is powerful and brave, and we are so honored that she is choosing to be a

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Apr 16, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

Chapters of Life

By: Rose Have you ever met someone who has been through a similar traumatic experience as you? You can see that they’re not just surviving, but thriving. They are open

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Apr 09, 2020 | Tools for Winning

So Now What?

Dear Speak Your Silence Reader, This adventure called life, has the uncanny ability to assist one in experiencing a myriad of emotions. Every thing from joy, awe, gratitude; to anger,

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Apr 06, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

Stereotypes & Discoveries

By: Jaime When I was in college I was sexually assaulted at a party. I always thought it was stereotypical – girl goes to a party, girl gets drunk, girl

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Apr 01, 2020 | Outreach & impact | Tools for Winning

My Thoughts, Unquarantined.

Life is sort of funny, isn’t it. One moment we are running around checking things off of our “to-do” lists, telling people how busy we are and the next moment

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Mar 27, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

I Never Imagined

  By: Sherri This blog post was written by Sherri, a woman who suffered years of abuse, but was finally able to heal and receive counseling through a Speak Your

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Mar 19, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

An Educator’s Journey

My story begins with a childhood that was filled with sexual abuse by multiple men. I can’t remember when it started, but I remember the feeling of fear associated with

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