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 […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter December 2019

Hi Folks, The latest edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2019-12-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_December_2019.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. Contents List: 1] A neuroscientist’s advice for combating stress this holiday season by Dr. […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter November 2019

Hi Folks, The latest edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/index.php http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2019-11-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_November_2019.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. Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter October 2019  – http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2019-10-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_October_2019.pdf Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran Archived issues of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter are posted […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter May 2019

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter May 2019 Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran Newsletter Contents: 1] May is Mental Health Awareness Month – By […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter March 2019

Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran The Surviving Spirit Newsletter March 2019 Hi Folks, Welcome to the March issue of the Surviving Spirit […]

Exposed – The Arc of Trauma and Abuse

  Exposed [originally titled Daughter of God] is a 2016 American thriller film, written and directed by Gee Malik Linton [credited as Declan Dale], at his directorial debut. The film stars Ana de Armas, Keanu Reeves, Christopher McDonald, Big Daddy Kane, and Mira Sorvino. While perusing NETFLIX for a music or nature documentary the other […]