If anyone is struggling in their relationships, family or work life, assess your history growing up and ask yourself how the environment may have shaped your present belief system. Did you grow up with a lot family violence, arguments and shaming? Were you violated as a child and put down often? Were there major transitions such as divorce of your parents, moving to a different region or the sudden loss of a loved one? Dig deep and learn more about how childhood events such as trauma and abuse impacted you. … More 30 minutes of Parenting with PTSD
The feeling of having a healthy supply of self-worth is something I can only imagine might have been more readily available, natural and automatic if I was able to see that in myself as a child. As an adult survivor of childhood abuse, self-worth was not supplied in healthy doses while growing up. … More Vacancy: Self-Worth in the Mind of a Childhood Abuse Survivor.
How do you create a healthy set of boundaries? What do boundaries mean to you? Are you a doormat and can’t say “No”? Do you often cross other people’s boundaries? … More Mastering Boundaries
I often wonder what everyone’s story is about. I wonder how many people I meet daily battle depression or anxiety. … More Everyone has a story.
A short 90 second read on spreading kindness. … More 90 Seconds to Save a Life
How do you measure success in life? Here’s a tip on feeling success. … More Feeling Success
Originally posted on the Search for Balance:
This post is aimed at helping you through struggles. Not of the external variety such as financial stress or interpersonal problems, but targeting those struggles that reside within our own minds. This is about the way that we see and interpret the events that are happening around us. …