Many moons ago, my therapist told me a story about a broken vending machine. The moral of that story? When we continue our old, trauma-informed behavior and habits, there’s a good chance that we continue to struggle.
There is a very big lie that abusers tell their targets. It is the biggest lie of all. This lie tells the target: this is all your fault!
Sometimes we get so used to the abuse, that it becomes our normal. We don’t even realize what’s going on. Could balance and harmony be your new normal?
If you have experienced abuse then you know our physical, emotional and spiritual health has taken a beating, and it takes time to deal with the trauma.
Let me just tell you that you are worth friendship, love, respect… You are worth the investment of healing. The time, effort, cost… you are worth it!
Last week we spoke about triggers. This week I explain how triggers can influence us in different ways. I call these Fleas and Allergies
Today I talk about an inconvenient truth of trauma healing… you may not want to hear this, but you have to! Embracing your triggers is part of healing.
Have you ever wondered how you are supposed to be happy with who you are, while at the same time strive for personal growth? Yeah, so have I!
Mags discusses the idea that Abuse is Not Personal but Personalized. Join her for the Pint-Sized Healing Podcast to learn more.
No Matter the Setting or the Weapon, Abuse is About Power! Join Mags Thomson for the first ever Pint-Sized Healing Podcast.