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.
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.
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.
In this space, we are looking at the ins and outs of personal boundaries—what they are, why they are important, and some healthy ways to set and maintain them. This module’s contents include: Information about boundaries, and how to maintain them; a 17 Hack for Healthy Boundary Setting download and more.
This question comes up quite a bit when I talk to survivors: Why is my abuser so successful? Many abusers are mostly very successful at projecting an image.
The ever cheerful and resilient Michael Ballard was kind enough to share some videos with us to help you understand how to teach resilience for children.