The Butterfly – Diane

The Butterfly – Diane

I love butterflies! Not just for their delicate nature or their beautiful colors but because they represent transformation! They start out as a green, fuzzy caterpillar and over a period of time, they finally BUST out of their cocoon as a beautiful new creature! I...
Kathryn’s Story During Covid

Kathryn’s Story During Covid

The first week of the pandemic was especially hard for me. I felt as if I regressed back to the time when I first got out of prison and before I had the Austin Clubhouse. I felt isolated, stuck at home, with no friends, and nothing to do. I was depressed and very sad....
Rachel’s Story

Rachel’s Story

Before I realized the Austin Clubhouse had gone remote I felt very isolated and had very few people to talk to due to the pandemic and the shut down. I felt irritated, a lot of sadness, and was falling into a bit of depression. It was frustrating to have such a small...
Change – Kristin

Change – Kristin

Life at the Clubhouse changed drastically 3 weeks ago.   Today we are living in a time of uncertainty, social distancing and sheltering in place.  Thank God I have been able to stay connected to the Clubhouse community virtually and remotely.  I still get to...
Coming Together – Ashley

Coming Together – Ashley

Hello Austin Clubhouse Members, These are very strange and uncertain times. This is very new to us all, and nobody really knows what to expect.  A lot of you may be riding this out with friends and family, or you might be alone. It’s perfectly normal to feel...