Choices, Choices

Peering over my glasses as I ponder my choices   Okay, so maybe this isn’t the proper forum to be weighing pros and cons of volunteer opportunities. So far I’ve shadowed two [...]

2014-10-29T17:18:37+00:00October 29th, 2014|17 Comments

Excited or Overstimulated?

Volunteer training shadowing a Hearing Advocate last Friday either excited or overstimulated me. There can be a fine line between the two. Since then I've had trouble slowing down and turning off, and found [...]

2014-10-14T11:01:05+00:00October 14th, 2014|14 Comments

So….who are you?

As I begin my training as a Hearing Advocate for those involuntarily hospitalized, I found this post timely. Finding My Sunshine is a mother, wife and PhD student living with Bipolar disorder. In [...]

2014-10-13T08:51:21+00:00October 13th, 2014|5 Comments

Full Circle

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach ~ my 2005 "Alma Mater" as South Coast Medical Center This morning I interviewed with Mental Heath Association of Orange County to be a volunteer Hearing Advocate representing [...]

2014-10-09T18:03:53+00:00October 9th, 2014|30 Comments