Compassion is not the same as letting people get away with whatever they want. Compassion is also expressing limits.
A while ago, I wrote a little blog about people who are energy drains (you can find it here) In it I wrote: “There are people in this world who leave you feeling totally depleted. Not even after a day of intense arguing about something, but instantly. The second you see them, you feel your […]
For your convenience and reading pleasure: a round-up of all the articles that SwanWaters has shared this week. Happy Sunday! March 19 – March 25 This week’s Pint-Sized Healing Podcast (and other Pint-Sized Healing Resources) Join Our Facebook Discussion Group Abuse Dictionary 10 Barriers to Effective Communication Body Language Basics Emergency Information Dear SwanWaters – Grandchild March […]
I saw the new Wonder Woman movie. I sat in the theatre with my family and cried at the end. I quietly pondered the words, “Only love can save the world.”
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.