Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

I saw this poster on facebook that said “PTSD isn’t about what’s wrong with you; it’s about what happened to you.” I believe this is a true statement. I believe that we can achieve all positive results through facing what happened; facing the trauma and the damage that trauma caused. I believe that this is … Continue reading "Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder"

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To Heal from Emotional Damage Know what the Damage Was

The biggest obstacles in my way were avoiding looking at how I used by others, how I was objectified and not considered to be equally human, and how I was failed by others. By avoiding looking at the truth about that, I was able to excuse the damage they caused. I excused them because I had to. As a child, survival is of the utmost importance and if we start complaining about the people who are failing us, but are also in charge of our welfare, it is a pretty sure fact that we are not going to survive.

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Emotional Healing and the Causes of Low Self Esteem

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding” Khalil Gibran I struggled and fought for some sort of “place” in the world for a very long time before I began to find my way out of that darkness that I talked about in my last post.  I felt as though I … Continue reading "Emotional Healing and the Causes of Low Self Esteem"

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