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The Surviving Spirit Newsletter May 2020

  Hi Folks, The May edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php or PDF – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2020-05-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_May_2020.pdf To sign up for an e-mail copy, please write to me @ mikeskinner@comcast.net or sign up @ Website via Contact Us, Thanks! Michael. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do […]

Thoughts to share

  Wishing everyone peace and love during these difficult times. Take care, Michael  “Don’t stress the could haves, if it should have, it would have.” – Unknown “How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter March 2020

  Hi Folks, The March edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php To sign up for an e-mail copy, please write to me @ mikeskinner@comcast.net or sign up @ Website via Contact Us. PDF – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2020-03The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_March_2020.pdf Thanks! Michael. Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter February 2020

  Hi Folks, The latest edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php or http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2020-02-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_February_2020.pdf To sign up for an e-mail copy, please write to me @ mikeskinner@comcast.net or sign up @ Website via Contact Us, Thanks! Michael. Newsletter Contents: 1] This coat design isn’t just saving lives. It’s launching […]

Unity Radio – Talking Wellness – special guest Michael Skinner

Unity Radio WUTY 97.9FM Worcester, MA   ALL NEW Talking Wellness with Mike MacInnis. Today’s special guest is Michael Skinner I’m particularly proud and happy about yesterday’s “Talking Wellness” episode. Michael Skinner was a trailblazer in trauma informed peer support work, getting it done before people even knew it was a thing. A class act […]

A song of acceptance

Hello my musical friends. A cover tune to share, a favorite of mine, a song of acceptance, for me, it asks the question, will you take me for who I am? For those who have encountered rough times in life, acceptance is not always part of the landscape. Take care, Michael. Live Performance of “If […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter January 2020

Hi Folks, The January edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php To sign up for an e-mail copy, please write to me @ mikeskinner@comcast.net or sign up @ Website via Contact Us, Thanks! Michael http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2020-01-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_January_2020.pdf Contents List: 1] Just Being Outside Can Improve Your Psychological Health, and Maybe Your […]

Live performance of “Pirates” and “When Your Heart Follows A Lie” @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA

Hey folks, a little musical reprise from the Survivor Knights event at the Rotunda in Philadelphia, PA  – Live performance of “Pirates” and “When Your Heart Follows A Lie” –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1J7llqObqw Some tunes of mine addressing the traumas [“Pirates”] of life & the lies and the beliefs I [perhaps you have as well] have followed and […]

Thoughts to share

Thoughts to share – “Abuse is never deserved, it is an exploitation of innocence.” Lorraine Nilon “When you can identify the insecurities inside the person that is hurting you then you can begin to heal. It isn’t about you. It is about their past.” Shannon L. Alder “Trauma… does not disappear if it is not […]

A New Year’s Thoughts

Wishing you a Happy New Year of Peace, Joy, Love, Hope & Healing. Take care, Michael. “JOY” – a song of thanks to all of those in my life – performed at the NYAPRS Conference 9/13 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=by4tWjowZVo “JOY”© Michael Skinner Music There’s joy in knowing what I have found There’s joy in knowing that […]