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Mindful Awareness

Sunday, February 10, 2019
Some of us have been taught, in one way or another, that it is not safe, maybe even scary, to really experience joy.And so we learn to spend our lives waiting for the "other shoe" to drop. By so doing, we are in fact, only living half our lives. This…

MyNDTALK

Monday, January 21, 2019
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Change is often a scary thing. Change you choose and change that chooses you can be equally scary. Join the human club. Human beings usually find themselves struggling with at least some anxiety when it comes to thinking about and dealing with change. Change usually represents a loss of some…
  They tell because they must They tell because the silence is deafening to their spirit The silence is sapping their power ... their energy They tell because the silence no longer serves them  ...No longer feels protective  But until then... respect the silence ... respect the grief They will…

#Why They Didn't Tell by Pamela Brewer

Monday, September 24, 2018
There are many truths about sexual assault.  All of them unpleasant.  One thing is certain - to blame an alleged victim for not coming forward to report an attempted or completed assault whether it occurred yesterday, today or tomorrow is cruel, unknowing, hurtful, and simply adds to pain and the…

Abusive Relationships

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
NOT SURE YOU ARE IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP? ABUSE CHECKLIST Sadly, this list is not exhaustive. If this list is too hard for you – stop. But recognize that if this is hard to read – you already know… KEEPING YOU AWAY FROM OTHER PEOPLE Does your partner get angry…

Betrayal by Pamela Brewer

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
They were in love. Everything was wonderful. They'd been together for twelve years. They were expecting their second child and they were delighted. And then came the unexpected telephone call. The phone call from the 9-year old boy asking to speak to his "Daddy." The trust, the dreams and the…
But It Happened Such A Long Time AgoThe trauma of years past can still hurt today. This is not the time to start beating up on yourself. This is a time to be proud of your ability to remember and feel. It may seem confusing to still have feelings and…
It Doesn't Have To Be Physical To Be Abuse! Are you never "good enough"? Are you anxious and worried about what will happen when you and your significant other are together? Apart? Are you the subject of name-calling? Are you the subject of yelling? Are you the subject of screaming?…

Talking to a Child About Loss

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Talking To A Child About LossExamples of significant loss experiences for children Moving to a new home Loss of a sense of safety Loss of structure Moving to a new school Sudden change in family financial status Death Loss of a pet Sudden health changes for self/family/friends Divorce It is…
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