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Late night thoughts

I like to think I am a person with a wide variety of qualities. I am a devoted mother. I have a decent sense of humor. 426 more words

Why Do We Cry? Exploring The Psychology of Emotional Tears

Terminator: Why do you cry?
John Connor: You mean people?
Terminator: Yes.
John Connor: I don’t know. We just cry. You know. When it hurts. 1,790 more words

7 Steps To Move Forward In Healing From Trauma

Once again I welcome Guest Blogger Matt Pappas from Surviving My Past with one of his very informative and interesting Podcasts. It focuses on that dreaded sensation of ‘feeling stuck’ – a place many of us have been. 1,015 more words

Complex PTSD

Somedays You Just Have To Put The Day To Rest

Somedays you just have to put the day to rest and call a truce on the fight within you. The travails of Complex PTSD and Trauma can be unrelenting and assail you without mercy. 128 more words

A Lot Can Change in a Year

I quote my son a lot in my writing.  He has said some very wise things in moments of upset, fear, or when a “new normal” is emerging for our family. 728 more words


How Does Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy Work?

Rational emotive behavior therapy, also known as REBT, is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy developed by psychologist Albert Ellis. REBT is focused on helping clients change irrational beliefs. 1,011 more words

Who's That Girl??

“Be the woman you needed as a girl.” So many thoughts spring to mind when I read that. I feel sorrow because I never had the woman I needed as a girl, and I feel happiness because I feel I am the woman my girls need as girls. 717 more words