Sometimes we say the wrong thing, we make someone feel uncomfortable or just plain bad. So, how do you tell the difference between a mistake and abuse?
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?
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.
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.
This is my response to Anthony Bourdain’s passing. It’s an emotional appeal to reach out to your loved ones and let them know they are loved unconditionally
Realizing that flashbacks could be emotional, and did not have to be disassociative in any other sense of the word, I started to better understand what was happening when I was triggered. That in turn, helped we to better manage my PTSD symptoms. Let me tell you more.
As much as we would like to just stop feeling the pain and the grief in our lives, we cannot just pretend it isn’t there. In order to heal we need to feel.