Teaching ASIST, Saving Lives

Two days/14 hours later, another amazing ASIST workshop is in the books, and 22 more local individuals are ready, willing, and able to perform suicide interventions and save lives. This was the fifth workshop I’ve …

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Happiness Only Real When Shared

Glad I Could Help

I just had a dad of two 18-year-old twin sons leave my office telling me, “Speaking with you was far more productive than any of the prior conversations I’ve had with anyone while trying to …

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Anthony Bourdain and Suicide

If your social media feed is anything like mine, it’s flooded with posts regarding Anthony Bourdain’s death, and rightfully so. He was an incredibly interesting and talented individual, and one of my absolute favorite authors …

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To Hug or To Not Hug

Today I saw someone I haven’t seen for a while and have only dealt with on a professional basis. I couldn’t remember the last time we saw each other whether it was handshake or hug, …

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Postcards From Lake Havasu City

I’ve spent the last three years traveling all over Arizona, performing speaking engagements in schools, camps, after-school programs, churches, community groups, corporations, etc. My job has taken me to numerous places that, even being an …

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