Have you considered that some of your responses are not part of being a survivor of abuse, but simply the result of being part of the human race?
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.
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!
In this episode, I share a little trick I used (and still use) to quiet those nasty voices in my head that tell me I am not good enough, not worthy of love…
Healing is a learning curve, and it takes time and practice to get better at it. It is important to celebrate your progress!
We were discussing the habit of overthinking in the SwanWaters Facebook Group. I wanted to give you my perspective and share some tools on how to deal with this.
I decided I was worth something. I was worth boundaries and respect. It was the day I told my parents that I’d no longer have anything to do with them
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.
Bob and I both benefited from mindfulness while overcoming the effects of childhood trauma. We share our experiences and give you the basics of mindfulness
I want to reflect on some of the misinformation that floats around about PTSD. In this week’s pint-sized healing podcast I bust 3 myths about PTSD.