My hope, of all the lessons and experiences that I leave with them once I am gone is that my children learn these three things.
Body Awareness and Trauma
When life or death interrupt what you know in your body, how can you move with it and through it so you can see your sovereignty? - Gail Dickert
You Just Have to Lean into It
Writing Challenge Day 5 - Share some words of wisdom that have stuck with me.
Prompts for Daily Trauma Recovery Journaling
I use these prompts every day when I journal to help myself stay focused and consistent as I record my healing journey.
The Continuity of Life as a Trauma Survivor
Challenge Day 2 - Write about something someone told you about yourself that you didn't know.
a poem about abuse.
I've been fighting lethargy all day, thinking about wanting to write but not really having the motivation. That has actually been the theme of my year - thinking about what I want to do but not really having the strength (mentally or physically) to do it. Don't get me wrong - I've had many successes... Continue Reading →
I Write to Heal
One thing I have always been good at is writing. Of the few memories I have from childhood, I remember clearly the few writing projects I did in school. I've always wanted to be a writer. I am also a natural leader, though I am quite the introvert. Due to my trauma, I do not... Continue Reading →
A survivor I follow on social media posted recently about seeing childhood photos of themselves but not recognizing the child in the photo. Not remembering the hair style, clothing, or even their own figure. I Know That Feeling I've had very similar experiences when looking at photos of myself as a child and not recognizing... Continue Reading →
When My Words Fall Silent
New levels of awareness and growth continue as I journey to recovery from PTSD
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