Cheryl is the author of The Song in the Silence — Surviving Madness and Abuse, and is an avid gardener and reader. Sipping great tea and enjoying nature is at the top of her list of things to do.  

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Walking Around Half-Dead
Walking Around Half-Dead
Cheryl Silvera · Mar 25 4 minute read

Dr. Park Tucker, the former Chaplain of the federal penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, told of walking down the street of an unknown city, feeling depressed and worried about life in general. Seeing a sign in a window, he blinked his eyes a couple of times, wondering whether his eyes were deceiving him.

Combatting Loneliness With Courage
Combatting Loneliness With Courage
Cheryl Silvera · Oct 16 4 minute read

Are you among the millions worldwide feeling lonely right now? Know that you are not alone in this emotion. The unprecedented times that we are living in have left so many feeling lonely. I know this may seem like a small comfort right now, but I want to share some good news. Let’s explore the loneliness experience and ways to...

Silence the Critic
Silence the Critic
Cheryl Silvera · Aug 31 4 minute read

Have you ever been scared with a sense of impending doom? Your chest tightens as your heart pounds from the jolt of adrenaline that is pumping. You experience dizziness, sweaty palms, tingling, and...