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
In this mini-podcast Mags flies solo for the first time, and shares some of her thoughts on the process of learning to trust again. When you are still reeling with the feelings of betrayal, who can you trust?
My forgiveness has nothing to do with them, and everything with me.