Archive | September, 2017

12 Things you should know about suicide

This is a timely reminder given this is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month.  Please go gently with one another.  It’s a tough world out there. 12 Things You Should Know about Suicide Suicide is a dirty word, mired in judgment, shame, and taboo. It is often whispered or, even, denied (“Oh, he died of heart […]

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Everyday Peace

Thursday, September 21 is International Peace Day. To honor this very worthy occasion, I am sharing, again, an essay on peace for your kind consideration. Peace starts with each and every one of us. It shows its face in how we react and respond to everything that comes our way in our daily parade of […]

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13 Everyday Ways to Help Prevent Suicide

September is Suicide Prevention Month or, conversely, pending where in the world you are, Suicide Awareness Month. This is the month where we focus our attention and energies on the rampant global epidemic of suicide and consider ways to end this pernicious, deep sorrow. To that end, over the coming days on The Penguin, I […]

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