Comment that make me laugh

So the quote below in response to a speaker job to which I applied and you are allowed to laugh. I did.

“Hi Anne, I hardly think that that a speech on mental health and suicide is appropriate for our Wine Tasting and Steak Dinner fundraiser.”

So yes, I brazenly submit my speaker topics to wine tasting functions. Why not? And she brazenly implied it was inappropriate in her response and I fell off the chair laughing. Charles would have made a hundred jokes about this.

It’s such a normal subject for me now. And obviously not the case with someone looking for a speaker for her wine and steak dinner fundraiser. It won’t stop me.

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

4 thoughts on “Comment that make me laugh”

  1. Seems like a perfect venue to me. 🍷 Maybe the wine would loosen people up to be able to talk about a difficult subject. Time to get out of the ‘shallow’ end of life! Keep pushing.

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