Recovery takes a lot of time but the beauty is, the more you develop habits, the more confidence you build and the more efficient your recovery becomes
When abusers say, ‘You reap what you sow’ it means ‘you are the real cause of the abuse’. But is there truth to this old adage that abusers fail to see?
Let us reclaim forgiveness, as a tool for empowerment not a sign of submission. Forgiveness should be more about letting go than turning the other cheek.
It took many years for me to understand that guilt and shame are two entirely different things with vastly different impacts.
The thing about PTSD and recovery is that it’s complex. It’s not as simples as 1 2 3 you’re fixed. There were definitely times that I thought some of my problems were PTSD specific, but it turned out that some things were just general, across-the-board human experiences.
SwanWaters recently started sending out daily journaling prompts, a phrase a paragraph, a quote, a thought… Anything that will inspire thought and writing.
A few pages into Finding Your Wings, I felt a shift in my perception as I realized that it’s not just that you journal, it is also about how you journal.
People can learn resiliency skills to use when facing challenging times, and increase the quality of the experience and change the quality of the outcome.
Aubrey talk about mentally retraining yourself to put distance between you and the abuser. That’ll help you get out and stay out of an abusive relationship
Mags shares her personal story and thoughts on why you should leave an abuser. She tells the story of no contact and how she learned what was happening.