In late November, SwanWaters hosted its first ever online gathering for the people we support within our organization. We called it The ‘How to Survive Christmas’ Christmas Party. Below is my write-up on the content of our conversations together.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a Netflix comedy about Kimmy who rebuilds her life and reacquaints herself with the world after being kept in a bunker 15 years
As necessary as leaving toxic relationships is, it is equally important to make sure those toxic relationships don’t continue to echo in our inner voice
We have collected articles that can help you when healing gets hard and how self-care can help you cope and prepare for the future.
Every week Mags will share some of her ideas, tools and skills about abuse and recovery in small, pint-sized chunks of healing.
This week, that memory came back to me. Not because the hashtag triggered me necessarily, but because I was very hesitant to add my #metoo.
Someone keeping you on edge and off balance? A parent, partner or co-worker? You can meet a toxic person anywhere. They are bullies or even abusers…
In the aftermath of abuse, it can be only too easy to give into negative thoughts. Embracing positivity may be challenging… it is a great asset in your life
Acceptance, compassion, and forgiveness. They are some of the most complex aspects of the healing journey. Some survivors even struggle against them and refuse to embrace these feelings. However, in order to thrive in your new life, it is important to explore them all.
Practising mindfulness is, in my opinion, one of the most powerful tools to access a change in perspective. If I am not my past, then who am I?