No Contact is a term I didn’t even grasp at the time I decided to do it. So for better or worse, I didn’t know what to expect when I went NC…
Today I wanted to talk to you about Mother’s Day and give you some alternative ways to celebrate the day if you are a survivor of maternal abuse.
Letting go is an important step of healing, but one we often do not mark or celebrate. Creating a ceremony when you are ready to let go of pain, is amazing.
Let’s talk about the power of positive thought. Not the frantically trying to think negative thoughts type, but actual positivity.
Once we get out of an abusive situation it can be difficult to remember who we are outside of that narrative. But, holding on to our past may get us stuck.
One way I like to reflect on my healing journey is to look back over my own writing. It gives me glimpses of how far I’ve come.
This is the third and final step of my strategy for communicating toxic people. We look at ways to strategize to communicate from your place of strength.
This is the second step of three that I use when dealing with someone who is toxic. This step is all about finding your power.
It occurs to me that people want survivors to just “get over it”. The healing is superficial as the emphasis is not on being well, but on being well enough.
This is the first step of three that I use when having to deal with a toxic person. Today I talk about the importance of responding from a place of peace.