Resource Spotlight – Brandy Carrasco, Gimme A Voice

The more I do this work, the more I get to meet amazing people who have recovered from sexual harassment and are doing inspiring things as a result of their recovery. Brandy Carrasco, with Gimme A Voice, is one example and the first San Diego business to be a Resource Spotlight on Stories from Athena’s Garden. Earlier this month, I […]

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The Time I Wailed

Dear Readers, I want to tell you about a time I wailed, I mean really WAILED. I was almost 2 years into my pain. I had stood up against my supervisor for winking at me and asked him to stop. He refused and then, in my opinion, proceeded to retaliate against me for having stood up against him. No matter […]

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Share Your Resources

Dear Readers, Sadly, I missed sending out announcements for the last two “The 5th is for Flowers”… September’s was over Labor Day and it made sense to just enjoy the weekend. October’s was this week. Wow. What a week to have missed! My goal is to have this site be a source of help and healing for those experiencing sexual […]

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R.I.P.

It’s time for some phrases to R.I.P… It strikes me that it is time to put to rest a number of phrases in our common vernacular that are simply no longer appropriate to say, especially on the playing field and in the workplace. I want to hear your thoughts on this but I am very nervous about where the comments might […]

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The Little Things

“If You’re Going Through Hell,” as Rodney Atkins tells it, it helps to have a little bit of child-like fun to take along with you. At least, I found this to be helpful. With long, difficult days, I found creating a little moment each day to smile helped a whole lot. I have since been learning that the act of smiling […]

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