Dating After Domestic Violence

Dating After Domestic Violence Dating after domestic violence can be nerve-wracking and complicated. If you’ve experienced domestic violence, you might have more trouble connecting with potential romantic partners, you might have a hard time trusting people or you might find that your perception of what is healthy/unhealthy in a relationship was warped by your abuser. […]

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Breaking Free from PTSD

Breaking Free from PTSD By: Lisette Johnson For many, the beginning of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is experienced as an inexplicable feeling of dread, doom, fear or unidentifiable urgency. Unlike the movies and TV where logical connections are depicted, sometimes specific triggers are not always identifiable. You may react to a smell, a sound, a […]

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28 Ways to Relax

Everybody has to relax from time to time, here are some great ideas for letting go of your day and unwinding. 🙂

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Forgiving Does Not Mean Condoning

A few years ago, a guest post on a blog I had at the time, sparked several interesting comments and a couple of intriguing questions. In the post, the guest blogger “Hank”, beautifully and courageously shared about his journey of forgiveness, since being molested as a teen by a Catholic priest decades ago. One of […]

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Understanding Your Nature

“Between the ages of twenty & forty we are engaged in the process of discovering who we are, which involves learning the difference between accidental limitations which it is our duty to outgrow and the necessary limitations of our nature beyond which we cannot trespass with impunity” ~W.H. Auden During my 20s, I definitely did a […]

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