Women in Transitional Housing (WITH)

    Asserting my independence started about 8 years ago right outside El Paso, Texas city limits. My three daughters and I were living with my ex-in-laws while the father of my children was sitting in county jail waiting to pull chain (go to prison). The four of us slept on couches pushed together in…

Read More

How to Listen With Compassion and Understanding

I’ve come to realize that one of the most important forms of connection is communication and how we communicate with one another. I don’t simply mean by speaking or being verbal – you can convey connection through your body language and vulnerability. For those struggling mentaly, it may be difficult for them to provide any…

Read More

Men & Mental Health: How to have an effective conversation

It’s a Sunday afternoon, you’re feeling uneasy and some type of anxiety is bubbling. You’re not sure where it’s ascending from, but it’s becoming harder to keep to yourself. You want to talk to your roommate about what’s on your mind, but you’re nervous. Men aren’t supposed to talk about their feelings and you think…

Read More