Today’s post is from a special contributor, Camillia J. Lynch.  She is working on her Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling. Kevin J. Donaldson stated, “Remember NO ONE has the right to control your emotions, thoughts, and actions unless you let them.” It is normal to experience various kinds of emotions or feelings because it is okay to feel. Sometimes, it may be uncomfortable to experience negative emotions or feelings such as…

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Guest Blogger: Gina Viruso, LSW Besides being able to identify different emotions that lead to the development of skills to be able to self-advocate, it is important that children have an understanding of who they are.  I strongly believe that without understanding their own self identity, children are unable to feel the confidence needed in…

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Many people throughout the world have dealt with varying levels of hearing loss. I am just one of those many and I would like to share part of my journey through life as a hard of hearing person. In 1979, I joined the United States Marine Corps, 251 Thunderbolt Squadron. It was from working around F4…

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