Pass it on. Your life matters! #youmatter #suicideispreventable #letitout My son often tells people that I have saved his life many times. The fact is, he has saved his own life, but I was there to listen, to support, and to get him the help he needed. I was open. I didn’t judge him. I encouraged him to talk about his feelings and his thoughts. I respected him. There is no reason to fear honest open communication. I was also realistic –… Read more »


It is said “good things are worth waiting for” It has taken me a while to get on track and to post some work… I’m hoping you’ll find it’s worth waiting for! As always, I’m fortunate to do the work I love. I get to see old friends, make new ones, and work with wonderful organizations.  I am able to inspire and be inspired, to share and connect, and to help people help themselves. I can’t think of a better… Read more »

Think happy thoughts! Think happy thoughts! Have you ever found yourself repeating this in your head over and over again? We’ve all that day where those thoughts are the only thing keeping us going. Well, at least I have. Whether I didn’t sleep the night before or I’m reeling from some news I received, think happy thoughts plays like a song on KISS.fm over and over again in my head. Throughout my life, I was always told things like mind… Read more »

I have included some links for information and resources for World Suicide Prevention Day.  A big question is what can you do to make a difference? Many people fear if they bring up the topic of suicide with someone they are concerned about, and encourage them to seek help, it will make things worse. On the contrary, it is proven that your concern shows that person someone cares about them and is often helpful in preventing suicide. • 90 percent of people who… Read more »

Mother’s Day by Debbie Samson Stein To My Dearest Children,Mother’s Day is coming up, and I thought I should tell you what I would like . This way there’s no guilty panic or last minute purchasing of flowers or presents So, this is what I would like, this year and every year after; it’s pretty simple really.I would like you to be a decent human being.I would like you to be who you are, but don’t be an asshole.I would… Read more »

.-.. .. ..-. . / …. .- .–. .–. . -. … / -….- / -.-. …. — — … . / ..— -… . .–. — … .. – .. …- . which is morse code for Life happens – choose 2bepositive Have you ever thought about all the different forms of communication and how they might differ in each person? Like with most things in life, people are not truly aware of what’s available or needed in a… Read more »

Having fun with words…what kinds of sentences can you come up with? egg-static egg-splore egg-stenuating egg-pect egg-plode egg-cess egg-stavagent egg-speriment egg-splosive egg-axtly egg-cellent egg-citing egg-stensive  Look at what this artist is doing with eggs. What can do with your eggs? Get inspired… Cracking good art: Chinese man creates intricate sculptures from EGG SHELLS Life happens – choose 2bepositive™ xo -kl