When I was 4 years old, I expressed an instant dislike to one of the pastors in our town. My parents thought it was strange that I had such a dislike for the man, but I just could not take to him. He never DID anything to me or anyone else (as far as I […]
When we talk about a lack of emotional self-control, we usually think of anger. And we all have our days when we lose our temper, or cannot swallow the snarky retort. For the most part, we are able to control ourselves, and our emotional responses though. For toxic people, that can be a different game […]
The further I progress my own healing, the more I learn what separates those who survive from the ones that thrive. So let’s look at surviving vs thriving!
I declared Victory every morning as I woke up and every evening as I lay my head on the pillow.
Growing up with an emotionally unavailable parent is far from normal. Yet in order to survive you will have convinced yourself that things were normal.
Our minds get stronger with all the mental weightlifting we do! If we keep doing the work, keep showing up… we will heal. We are the Olympians of Healing!
People may be miles apart, there is little difference in how emotional abuse is perpetrated. This list will help you spot the emotional abuser in your life.
As long as I can remember I knew my mother and I had a difficult relationship at best. I wondered why my mother doesn’t love me when I was still young.
Helping others increases my own healing. Paying it forward does not make me feel stuck in the past. It helps me to keep driving forward.