Color is everywhere you look and influences us, but how often do you really think about its origins and effects? What are the benefits of color on health?
What does your weight really say about you, other than what size clothes to get? How do you let your body image limit what you believe about yourself?
Gratitude removes our focus from whatever is making us feel fearful. We are broadening our minds, and with that comes the ability to find creative solutions
If we are not suppose to stop ourselves from feeling the negative emotions, how can we adjust our emotional thermostat to positive.
We always try to keep a positive mind at SwanWaters, and that’s not always easy when talking about abuse. But we try because we feel it is vital to recovery
I just get fed up being a survivor sometimes. Because no matter how hard I try, there is pretty much not a single day where that status does not somehow come into play.
Indulge me, and reflect on that for a second. What you are effectively asking me to do is forgive and forget the first 30+ years of my life.
Hoping for misfortune for those people that have hurt you, is not Karma, that’s revenge. The only Karma you should be concerned about is your own.
It's common for survivors of abuse to have an unhealthy level of emotional control. It may lead to “somatization”, or what is known as Mind-Body Connection.
It seems there are quite a few very useful (yet bizarre) holidays for us survivors at the moment. We celebrated Forgiveness Day last week, and this Friday is Compliment Your Mirror Day. The perfect day to talk to you all about mirror work.