We have to remember that our sanity isn’t compromised when we get triggered. It’s quite literally a matter of biology and psychology—our brains on PTSD.
Escaping an abusive situation is difficult, if not full on dangerous. Preparing your escape will make you more likely to get out and stay out. Here is some advice to consider while getting ready.
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.
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.
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.
Abuse, and the many varied effects it has on you, is incredibly difficult to understand for people who have not experienced it themselves. Mags shares some things to keep in mind when trying to tackle this challenge.
It is a question I get quite often: how can I make my x/y/z see the abuse? If I had the answer, my sisters would still be in the toxic family we grew up in.
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.