A large part of our healing success will come from our mindset. By that I do not mean that we have to constantly hold on to some sugar coated idea of positivity, far from it in fact. We do however have to cultivate a basic belief in and commitment to our healing.
No Contact is the act of taking away the abuser’s ability to contact you. Learn more about what No Contact is, how it work and what to expect from it.
In this Healing Academy Module I will be sharing why journaling is so effective and how you can make the most of your writing for emotional healing.
I often hear survivors stress out at the prospect of meeting —and talking to—their abuser. Here are some pointers on dealing with Difficult Conversations.
In this space, we are looking at the ins and outs of self-care. I will be giving you lots of ideas on how to build self-care into your daily life.
In this space, we are looking at the ins and outs of personal boundaries—what they are, why they are important, and some healthy ways to set and maintain them. This module’s contents include: Information about boundaries, and how to maintain them; a 17 Hack for Healthy Boundary Setting download and more.
Consider you are not just the student when it comes to your healing, but the teacher too. Are you a kind teacher, or do you have an inner Miss Trunchbull?
I often talk about healing from trauma in terms of learning, because I think that is really what this boils down to. We learn to better understand our own story and how it influenced and influences us. We learn to recognize our triggers. We learn to respond to those triggers in better ways, We learn how to have a healthier relationship with the people we love, and most of all we learn how to have a better relationship with ourselves. We learn self-care and boundaries, and the list goes on. Yeah, basically you are enrolled in ‘Me 101’.
While we are subject to abuse, we sometimes cause pain to others too. We are recruited as Flying Monkeys, and are tricked into doing the abuser’s dirty work
Love bombing is a manipulation tactic used by abusers—of all kinds—to convince the people they want to use that they are worthy of trust; using it as a bargaining chip to fall back on if the target starts realizing that they’re being mistreated.