Staying positive while recovering from abuse can be a challenging. It is only too easy to lose yourself in the darkness. The Positivity Portfolio can help!
When you leave the abusive situation, saying No remains as difficult as ever. Here are some strategies to say no
Once I had cleared safe airspace from Captain Crazy of the S.S. Melodrama, I took an inventory, which led me to learning to love and nurture myself again. Here are the things I assessed
Not many people truly understand the enormous undertaking that is abuse recovery. They cannot relate to the heartbreak of it
The further I progress my own healing, the more I learn what separates those who survive from the ones that thrive. So let’s look at surviving vs thriving!
I declared Victory every morning as I woke up and every evening as I lay my head on the pillow.
We hear a lot about Karma, people saying, “Oh, don’t you worry… he/she will get his/hers.” The problem is we look at Karma the wrong way. We are so used to keeping score in the relationship because, in an abuse dynamic, everything is transactional.
Perfection is an allusive goal, and one NO-ONE reaches, EVER! And although striving for your best is great, being a perfectionist can be downright harmful.
Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem each have a specific definition. Yet to build confidence we need to build self-esteem and vice versa.
The most astounding thing was that, once I felt this in my bones, it was as if a miracle occurred in my healing. Self-compassion brought a miracle.