Since neither of my parents shared much about their pasts, I try and piece together their family stories from other family members and my own experiences.
We have to create habits that drown out some of the anxiety and bitterness of our experiences, so we have to train our brain to be more optimistic
This week I look at Shawn Achor’s Super Soul Sunday talk “The Life-Altering Power of a Positive Mind” and discuss how I feel it relates to our healing.
You aren’t just being healed but you’re also the healer. You have to learn how to take yourself by the hand and figure out what you need.
When I joined the SwanWaters team, I looked into the shamanic meaning of the swan. This is what I wrote about my discoveries.
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.
Don’t be fooled, people who create drama, and then portray themselves as the victim are playing games. They are manipulating you.
So let me start by saying that the positive we will we consider here is not some perky-pants denial accompanied by a chirpy, “Oh, I’m fine!” Why? You aren’t fine.