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BFRB Week: How you can support your family and friends

The purpose of this blog to to advise the public WHY BFRB awareness week is important, and HOW you can help support people with BFRBs through their struggles. 

Help Wanted in the White House: The Job Description

As the media has inundated people with information on both major party candidates for president, there’s been a lot of talk of who is most “qualified” to run the United States of America and who is most “qualified” to be commander in chief. It got me thinking: I am a human resources professional, I can figure this out!

This is Me

When I first heard about the #ThisIsMe online awareness campaign for #BFRBweek, I was a little hesitant. It was developed by the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC) Millenial Campaign with the purpose of showing the many faces of BFRBs, people of different races, genders, socio-economic statuses, locations, etc. The campaign asks people to make a video talking about themselves and their BFRB (so millennial, which I’m not… Generation X all the way, baby!). I’m not a video person… photograph maybe… blog more likely. So I decided to go with the latter, more old school, text heavy response. 

The Bookshelf
Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint

“Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint” is Bolz-Weber’s recently released memoir about how she went from being a cursing, tattooed, alcoholic stand up comedian who rebelled from her conservative upbringing, to a cursing, tattooed, sober Lutheran (ELCA) pastor who now leads a welcoming congregation in Denver that straddles the line of orthodox and relevant.