How Is Anger Helpful? Here are 5 Powerful Benefits
As trauma survivors, feeling or expressing anger over what we experienced, even decades earlier, is a completely normal emotional reaction to a drastic, abnormal situation. We are often taught, especially as children, that anger is bad, rude, or unacceptable.
Five Wounds I Sustained Growing Up In a Cult with guest @VennieKocsis
I Had Emergency Gallbladder Surgery. This Is How I Knew Something Was Terribly Wrong
What are the signs and symptoms of a gallbladder attack? Let’s discuss, so YOU know what to look for…
Going The Distance In Life. One Survivor’s Story Of Hope! by guest @1SunriseWarrior
So pleased to share my survivor friend, The Sunrise Warrior’s, story. Like many survivors, he struggled with recovery and it’s an ongoing process. I present his post in full, in his voice, speaking for so many of us. Please read, share, and comment.
*Trigger warning for childhood sexual abuse, suicidality, language, and guns.
Masculinity Isn’t Machismo: Why Macho Needs To Cry by Guest @JHermanKleiger, Ph.D.
Toxic Masculinity In Action
I loved my father. A World War II survivor of horrifying combat, my dad embodied all that was traditionally masculine in the 1960s. He was tough and strong. However, in looking back, it was his narcissism and toxic masculinity that dominated my earliest memories. A product of the times? Perhaps. The scars of the war? Certainly. Identification with an abusive father? Sadly true.
5 Top Tips For Writing Memoir That Work For Any Writer
What Is Social Proof and Does It Matter, Really?
This Is The Reason Being Specific Encourages Emotion with guest @christinastriga
This Is How All The Abuse Adds Up by guest @kevinbarhydt
*Trigger Warning: Abuse*
“Trauma is something that overwhelms your coping capacities and confronts you with the thought: “Oh my God, it’s all over, and there’s nothing I can do. I’m done for. I may as well die.”
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