There are days when you think nothing would be more satisfying than stooping to their level. Please climb back up to that high road if you can manage…
Negative experiences are part of life, and they do not really mean anything. Most people can shrug these experiences off quite easily, but with a bully in your head, it is all too easy to follow your own thoughts down the Whirlpool of Depression. So what we need to do is evict the bully! Shut them up and we will be able to simply move past the negative experience and continue on our merry way.
For the longest time I thought there was something inherently wrong with me. I never thought I could be happy.
There are a few reasons why celebrating your success is important. All of them are worth your while, and all of them will make your healing journey easier.
No one reading this who has experience with an abuser, particularly narcissistic parents, is surprised by this. That in itself is tragic.
I don’t think that acceptance is about pretending the abuse was not painful and unnecessary. I just think that wishing it never happened does not help us.
In this podcast Michael and Mags talk about resilience. How to become more resilient, and how those skills will help take the edges of life’s Big Stuff.
Even if you don’t have full-blown PTSD (and I sure hope you don’t), these can be adapted to help with any traumatic or high-stress situation.
In all our articles about healing and recovery we talk about finding balance. We have all found ways to find balance and grounding, that help us with the triggers, the painful memories, the guilt and the self-sabotage.
When feeling anxiety we can’t understand where the fear is originated, or differentiate between fake and real threads. Everything becomes life or death