Tim had an incredible opportunity to be featured on The 700 Club on CBN sharing his story of mental health issues due to being a police officer. One night changed his entire life as he contemplated ending it all.
Tag: mental health
Tim’s Take on Protecting Our Kids from Bullying
Being a parent is not easy, but watching your children walk through trials such as bullying can be downright brutal. With the kids going back to school, it's important to know how to handle their needs not just physically but emotionally as well.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to the Ugly Side of Trauma: How a Scary Moment Took Me Back
Just a few weeks ago, I experienced something so scary that it sent me back in my trauma recovery. Suddenly, feelings of shame and violation have come flooding back. This is trauma recovery: good, bad, and ugly.
First Responder Fight with Tim: How Addiction Can Become a False God
First responders witness horrific things, and that can lead to trauma. Many choose to self-medicate in order to ease the pain. As Tim knows first hand, running to anything before God creates a false idol in our lives. Read on to hear more of Tim's story.
Hope Breakfast by Sunrise of Pasco: Keynote Speaker- Dana Rutherford
Dana Rutherford shares her story of overcoming abuse through receiving services from Sunrise of Pasco just three years prior. She is now a domestic violence advocate and speaker. Click to see more.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to the Crazy Gift of Grief
Just this past month, I was hit hard with feelings of sadness and regret during a time that should have been the happiest of my life after graduating college. There is no playbook when it comes to grief, and I realized at 36 years old, my childhood trauma needed some nurturing.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Romance After Wreckage
Romance is much more than being swept away, having sex, or a cheesy Hollywood movie. It's also more than the manipulative "honeymoon stage" of the abuse cycle. You CAN have romance after wreckage (including sex and fancy dates), and this is what it looks like in real life.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Dating After Divorce
"Dating after divorce, especially if the prior relationship was toxic, can be challenging. You have been starved of genuine love and attention for so long that you almost crave it. On the flip side, you may be so extremely sensitive to red flags that you are almost looking for any reason to run because you never want to endure what you survived again. So, how do you find a balance?"
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide: Sober Truth Podcast
We were so blessed to join Sober Truth Project and George A. Wood for his Sober Truth Podcast. It was clipped into 3 parts, and we hope that you enjoy it!
University of Florida Online Commencement Speech-Dana Rutherford
I was chosen to give the University of Florida Online Commencement Speech for the graduating class of Spring 2022. This was emailed to all University of Florida Online students as well as shared on social media. It will be used for future students as well. I get to honor my parents, God, family, job, and more. Thank you to the University of Florida and UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for making my dreams come true. 💙🧡