Joyce Short says you can gain optimism by bolstering both your mind and your body.
“Volunteering at a soup kitchen or other helpful charity can bring you a new dimension
of self- worth, and pumping your endorphins by exercise can help you stop dwelling on
In spite of your emotional pain, she says you can move your way into a joyful frame of
mind and appreciate that you, not loss, controls your world.
And Joyce knows something about major loss and depression.
She is the author of “Combating Romance Scams, Why Lying to Get Laid Is a Crime.!”
She survived three separate incidents of sexual assault.
She advocates for victims, coaching them to overcome their trauma, seek justice, and regain their dignity She was honored this year as the New York Assembly “Woman of Distinction.”