Tag Archives: self-injury

Today Is Self-Injury Awareness Day. I hope you’ll read and share this post.

Today, March 1st, is Self-Injury Awareness Day. I think it’s so important to help get more compassionate information and resources out there about self-harm–not just today, but every day. So many people self-harm in secret, and suffer in great emotional … Continue reading

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Self-Harm Is NOT Trendy

Many people are misinformed about self-harm. Gurdon is one of them; in her June 2011 MPRNews interview she says that “self-mutilation is almost trendy.” Whoa, there! Self-harm is never trendy. Self-harm usually comes from intense, overwhelming emotional pain or other … Continue reading

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Reasons Not To Hurt Yourself

Reasons Not To Hurt Yourself by Cheryl Rainfield Because you do not deserve to be hurt, not by anyone, not even yourself; Because you deserve the same compassion, kindness, and love that everyone else does, and that you would give … Continue reading

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Free Bookmarks for Scars with tips on dealing with self-harm…and a way to use the bookmarks

I offer free bookmarks for Scars with tips on how to deal with self-harm; if you want some, just email me your snail mail address. You can also access the tips at my site. (You can also request a free … Continue reading

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New blog on self-harm and Scars

If you’ve used self-harm, know someone who has, feel alone, or just read Scars and enjoyed it, I hope you’ll check out my new tumblr blog on self-harm and my novel Scars. I hope you’ll leave a comment or question! … Continue reading

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Today Is National Self-Injury Awareness Day

I’m glad the day exists, though I wonder how many people know about it. Self-harm is something that not a lot of people talk about, and when they do, there’s often shame. People often respond to self-harm with anger, blame, … Continue reading

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Teen recommends books & movies about self-injury & eating disorders

Here’s a teen recommending books & movies about self-injury & eating disorders via YouTube–and she included SCARS! (beaming)

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My author interview for Scars on Fox 25 Morning News

My interview on Fox 25 Morning News in Boston today was such a lovely, positive experience! Kim Carrigan, the interviewer, was so friendly, professional, and kind with me, and asked wonderful questions. And Michele Lazcano, the producer, who greeted Julie … Continue reading

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