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Struggling to Feel Safe

I recently received a diagnosis of cervical carcinoma in situ. That means that I have very suspiciously cancer-like cells which are still localized to the cervix. 188 more words

Today's Motivation


18mitzvot reblogged this on Narcissism. Grief. Recovery. Yiddishkeit. and commented:

This is how I felt after divorcing a narcissist and seeing him steal most of my belongings. When dealing with a narcissist, sometimes you just gotta cut your losses and get out.

ART and MENTAL HEALTH, SAMOA - an international collaboration

Australian Samoan collaboration

During 2014 Patricia Fenner of La Trobe University Art Therapy program joined with Brigid Ryan and Margaret Goding from Asia Australia Mental Health and Steve and Wendy Percival at Tiapapata Art Centre in Apia, Samoa to deliver a project designed to build public understanding of mental illness and trauma in Samoa. 578 more words

Art And Healing

The Trauma Recovery Center

One word: wow.

Today was my intake session at The Trauma Recovery Center here in Miami. I cannot even begin to describe how fucking fortunate I am to have been referred there! 70 more words


Child Abuse Survivor Challenge: Days 1 & 2.


“No Longer Silenced Movement” offers this 21-day challenge to healing and moving beyond the damages of child abuse. I think it is important to mention that whether a horribly abusive act happened just once or was a daily pattern, the abuse still causes damage which has to be dealt with. 190 more words


Tectonic Plates.

I feel the shifting of my foundations as scorching hot lava moves beneath my footing. I am participating in a life-changing event and I can sense the change coming. 16 more words


Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Tenzin Palmo was raised in London, England where she became a Buddhist and then later left for India in 1964. There she became a Buddhist nun and underwent many years of intensive practice, at one time going into strict retreat for three years. 423 more words